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(Σαβῖνος; Sabînos)

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[1] Hippocratic physician and commentator on Hippocrates, 1st-2nd cent. AD

Hippocratic physician and commentator on Hippocrates, who was active in the 1st to 2nd cent. AD. He was the teacher of Metrodorus [8] and Stratonicus, who in turn was the teacher of Galen; the latter regarded S. as a more careful and concise interpreter of Hippocrates [6] than his predecessors had been (CMG 5,10,2,1, p. 17, 329-330; 5,10,2,2, p. 510). S.' weakness lay mainly in a lack of anatom…

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Nutton, Vivian (London), Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), Eck, Werner (Cologne), Schmidt, Peter L. (Constance) and Giaro, Tomasz (Frankfurt/Main), “Sabinus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 19 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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