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TitleThe lost theory of Asclepiades of Bithynia [electronic resource]
Author J.T. Vallance
Imprint Oxford : Clarendon, 1990
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Descript 1 online resource (viii, 162 p.)


Asclepiades, who advocated a therapy involving wine and passive exercise, devised a peculiar physical theory to explain all biological phenomena. None of his work survives intact, but copious ancient testimonies allow us to reconstruct many details of the theory

Asclepiades of Bithynia approximately 130 B.C.-approximately 40 B.C Medicine Greek and Roman Medicine -- Philosophy Philosophy Ancient


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