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This number of papers reports the Hippocratic writings of their dating to the highbrow, social, cultural and literary context during which they have been written. ‘Context’ comprises not just the Greek international, but in addition the clinical idea and perform of different civilisations within the Mediterranean, akin to Babylonian and Egyptian medication. a different focal point are the kinfolk among the Hippocratic writings and ‘non-Hippocratic’ clinical authors of the 5th and fourth century BCE, equivalent to Diocles of Carystus, Praxagoras of Cos, in addition to Plato, Aristotle and Theophrastus. the gathering additional comprises reviews of a few of the fewer recognized works within the Hippocratic Corpus, corresponding to Internal Affections, On the Eye, and Prorrheticon. and at last, a couple of papers are dedicated to the influence and reception of Hippocratic idea in later antiquity and the early smooth interval.

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