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Generation. Nature of the Child. Diseases 4. Nature of Women and Barrenness (Loeb Classical Library)

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This is the tenth volume in the Loeb Classical Library's ongoing edition of Hippocrates' invaluable texts, which provide essential information about the practice of medicine in antiquity and about Greek theories concerning the human body. Here, Paul Potter presents the Greek text with facing English translation of five treatises, four concerning human reproduction (Generation, Nature of the Child) and reproductive disorders (Nature of Women, Barrenness), and one (Diseases 4) that expounds a general theory of physiology and pathology.

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Paul Potter is Chair of the Department of the History of Medicine, University of Western Ontario.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780674996830
Author:
Hippocrates
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Author:
Potter, Paul
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Ancient - Greece
Subject:
World History-Ancient Near East
Subject:
LITERARY CRITICISM / Ancient & Classical
Subject:
MEDICAL / History
Subject:
Medical-Anatomy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series:
Loeb Classical Library
Series Volume:
10
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
Illustrations:
1 line illustration
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
6 x 4 in

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