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  • Published: 1 May 1984
  • ISBN: 9780140444513
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384

Hippocratic Writings




This work is a sampling of the Hippocratic Corpus, a collection of ancient Greek medical works. At the beginning, and interspersed throughout, there are discussions on the philosophy of being a physician. There is a large section about how to treat limb fractures, and the section called The Nature of Man describes the physiological theories of the time. The book ends with a discussion of embryology and a brief anatomical description of the heart.

  • Published: 1 May 1984
  • ISBN: 9780140444513
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384

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