Byzantine medicine
Byzantine medicine encompasses the common medical practices of the Byzantine Empire from about 400 AD to 1453 AD. Byzantine medicine was notable for building upon the knowledge base developed by its G...
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Demetrios Chloros
Demetrios Chloros was a 14th-century physician, astrologer, and priest who was tried for possessing magic books.Chloros was a protonotarios, or secretary of the patriarch, and former kanstresios, supe...
Paul of Aegina
Paul of Aegina or Paulus Aegineta (Greek: Παῦλος Αἰγινήτης; Aegina, c. 625 – c. 690) was a 7th-century Byzantine Greek physician best known for writing the medical encyclopedia Medical Compendium ...
History of medicine in Cyprus
The practice of medicine and therapeutics in Cyprus has its roots into ancient times. Many of the classical practices were well documented at the time by Greek or Roman physicians, and some therapies ...
Dyscrasia
Dyscrasia (or dyskrasia) is a concept from ancient Greek medicine, meaning bad mixture.The concept of dyscrasia was developed by the Greek physician Galen (130–199 AD), who elaborated a model of healt...
Theophanes Nonnus
Theophanes Nonnus or Nonnos, originally Theophanes Chrysobalantes or Chrysobalantites (Greek: Θεοφάνης Χρυσοβαλάντης or Χρυσοβαλαντίτης, fl. c. 950) was a Byzantine physician who wrote an outline ...
Ars longa, vita brevis
Ars longa, vita brevis is a Latin translation of an aphorism coming originally from Greek. The Latin quote is often rendered in English as Art is long, life is short.The aphorism quotes the first two ...
Methodic school
The Methodic school of medicine (Methodics, Methodists, or Methodici, Greek: Μεθοδικοί) was an ancient school of medicine in ancient Greece and Rome. The Methodic school arose in reaction to both ...
Pneumatic school
The Pneumatic school of medicine (Pneumatics, or Pneumatici, Greek: Πνευματικοί) was an ancient school of medicine in ancient Greece and Rome. They were founded in Rome by Athenaeus of Cilicia, in...
Climacteric year
In Ancient Greek philosophy and astrology, the climacterics (Latin, annus climactericus, from Greek κλιμακτηρικός) were certain purportedly critical years in a person's life, marking turning points.
Vienna Dioscurides
The Vienna Dioscurides or Vienna Dioscorides is an early 6th-century illuminated manuscript of De Materia Medica by Dioscorides in Greek. It is an important and rare example of a late antique scienti...
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Nicholas Kallikles
Nicholas Kallikles (Greek: Νικόλαος Καλλικλῆς) was a prominent physician and a leading court poet active in the Byzantine court in Constantinople during the reigns of Alexios I Komnenos (r. 1081–1...
Ancient Greek medicine
Ancient Greek medicine was a compilation of theories that were constantly expanding through new ideologies and trials. Many components were considered in Ancient Greek Medicine, intertwining the spir...
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Tetrapharmacum
Tetrapharmacum (Latin), or tetrapharmakos (from Greek τετραφάρμακος), and sometimes tetrapharmakon (τετραϕάρμακον, "the "fourfold drug") was a pharmaceutical compound known in ancient Greek pharmacolo...
Eclectic school
The Eclectic school of medicine (Eclectics, or Eclectici, Greek: Ἐκλεκτικοί) was an ancient school of medicine in ancient Greece and Rome. They were so-called because they selected from each sect ...
Vis medicatrix naturae
Vis medicatrix naturae (literally "the healing power of nature", and also known as natura medica) is the Latin rendering of the Greek Νόσων φύσεις ἰητροί ("Nature is the physician(s) of diseases"), a ...
Medical Compendium in Seven Books
The Medical Compendium in Seven Books is a medical treatise written in Greek the 7th century CE by Paul of Aegina a.k.a. Paulus Aegineta. The title in Greek is Epitomes iatrikes biblio hepta.The work ...
Nicholas Myrepsos
Nicholas Myrepsos (or Nicolaus Myrepsus, Greek: Νικόλαος Μυρεψός; Late 13th Century) was a Byzantine physician known chiefly for his compendium on medical science which is still extant.
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Dogmatic school
The Dogmatic school of medicine (Dogmatics, or Dogmatici, Greek: Δογματικοί) was an ancient school of medicine in ancient Greece and Rome. They were the oldest of the medical sects of antiquity. T...
Humorism
Humorism, or humoralism, is a system of medicine detailing the makeup and workings of the human body, adopted by the Indian Ayurveda system of medicine, Ancient Greek and Roman physicians and philosop...
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Hippocratic bench
The Hippocratic bench or scamnum was a device invented by Hippocrates (c. 460 BC–380 BC) which used tension to aid in setting bones. It is a forerunner of the traction devices used in modern ort...
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Wandering womb
Wandering womb was the belief that a displaced uterus was the cause of many medical pathologies in women. The belief originates in the medical texts of ancient Greece, although the belief persisted in...
Actuarius
Actuarius or actarius, rendered in Greek as aktouarios (ἀκτουάριος), was the title applied to officials of varying functions in the late Roman and Byzantine empires.In the late Roman Empire, the actua...
Hippocratic Oath
The Hippocratic Oath (Greek ὅρκος horkos) is an oath historically taken by physicians. It is one of the most widely known of Greek medical texts. It requires a new physician to swear, upon a number of...
Pneuma (ancient medicine)
Pneuma (πνεῦμα) is an ancient Greek word for "breath", and in a religious context for "spirit" or "soul". It has various technical meanings for medical writers and philosophers of classical antiquity,...
Palladius (physician)
Palladius (Greek: Παλλάδιος; c. 6th century) a Greek medical writer, some of whose works are still extant. Nothing is known of the events of his life, but, as he is commonly called Iatrosophistes,...