Generation. Nature of the Child. Diseases 4. Nature of Women and Barrenness

Generation. Nature of the Child. Diseases 4. Nature of Women and Barrenness

by Hippocrates

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674996830
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 10/22/2012
Series: Loeb Classical Library , #520
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 4.30(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

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

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