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Author Zipser, Barbara.
Title John the Physician's Therapeutics : a medical handbook in vernacular Greek / by Barbara Zipser.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2009]

Author Zipser, Barbara.
Series Studies in ancient medicine, 0925-1421 ; v. 37
Studies in ancient medicine ; v. 37.
Subject John the Physician, active 13th century. Therapeutics.
Medicine, Medieval.
Medicine, Greek and Roman.
History, Medieval.
Manuscripts, Medical as Topic.
Manuscripts, Medical as Topic.
History, Medieval.
Description 1 online resource (x, 377 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents An unusual topic -- The text -- Other texts -- The manuscript tradition -- Editorial methods -- Language, place and date -- Medical practice.
Note Parallel Medieval Greek text and English translation.
Summary The ""Therapeutics"" of John the Physician is an important source on Medieval medicine, published here for the first time. It yields authentic insights into medicine as a craft and a large quantity of new evidence on the transition from ancient to modern Greek.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789047430674 (electronic bk.)
9047430670 (electronic bk.)
9789004177239 (Cloth)
900417723X (Cloth)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612602290
OCLC # 607552773
Additional Format Print version: Zipser, Barbara. John the Physician's Therapeutics. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, ©2009 9789004177239 (DLC) 2009017890 (OCoLC)313666799

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