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Philosophy and medicine in ancient Greece

with an edition of Peri archaiēs iētrikēs

by William Henry Samuel Jones

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine, Greek and Roman.,
  • Medicine -- Philosophy.,
  • Philosophy, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW. H. S. Jones.
    SeriesJohnsHopkins University Press reprints, Bulletin of the history of medicine. Supplements -- no. 8.
    ContributionsHippocrates.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR138
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p. ;
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21380003M
    ISBN 100405106068


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