Hippocrates

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Hippocrates of Kos, the Father of Western medicine, is credited with advancing the systematic study of clinical medicine, summing up the knowledge of previous schools and prescribing practices for physicians through the Hippocratic Corpus and other works. The Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents Hippocrates’ complete extant works, with beautiful illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Hippocrates’ life and works
* Features the complete extant works now generally believed to be written by Hippocrates, in both English translation and the original Greek
* Concise introductions
* Includes translations previously appearing in Loeb Classical Library editions of Hippocrates’ works
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the works you want to read with individual contents tables
* Includes many of the spurious works in the Hippocratic Corpus, first time in digital print
* Includes all of Polybus’ rare works of the Hippocratic Corpus: ON THE NATURE OF MAN and REGIMEN IN HEALTH, available in no other collection
* Provides a special dual English and Greek text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features two bonus biographies – discover Hippocrates’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

Please note: some Kindle software programs cannot display Greek characters correctly; however the characters do display correctly on Kindle devices.

CONTENTS:

Works of Hippocrates
ON ANCIENT MEDICINE
PROGNOSTICS
APHORISMS
EPIDEMICS I AND III
ON REGIMEN IN ACUTE DISEASES
ON AIRS, WATERS, AND PLACES
ON THE ARTICULATIONS
ON FRACTURES
ON THE INSTRUMENTS OF REDUCTION
ON INJURIES OF THE HEAD
THE HIPPOCRATIC OATH
THE LAW
THE PHYSICIAN’S ESTABLISHMENT

Works of the Hippocratic Corpus
ON THE NATURE OF MAN
REGIMEN IN HEALTH
ON ULCERS
ON FISTULAE
ON HEMORRHOIDS
ON THE SACRED DISEASE
ON ALIMENT
THE PRECEPTS
HUMOURS
DREAMS
THE ART
BREATHS
DECORUM
THE PHYSICIAN
DENTITION

The Greek Texts
LIST OF GREEK TEXTS

The Dual Texts
DUAL GREEK AND ENGLISH TEXTS

The Biographies
GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO HIPPOCRATES by W. H. S. Jones
HIPPOCRATES by Charles McRae

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