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By Thomas A. Blackson

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Ancient Greek Philosophy: From the Presocratics to the Hellenistic Philosophers offers a complete creation to the philosophers and philosophical traditions that constructed in old Greece from 585 BC to 529 advert.

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Dover, A Historical Commentary on Thucydides, vol. IV, Oxford, 1970, p. 255 and later J. de Romilly, Problèmes de la démocratie grecque, Paris, 1975, p. 153 f. 6 Ancient Medicine ch. 602 9–14 L. (= ed. Heiberg 45,26–46, 4): “For there is in man the salt and the bitter, the sweet and the acid, the sour and the insipid, and a multitude of other things having all sorts of powers, both as regards quantity and strength (παντοίας δυνάµιας ἔχοντα πλῆθός τε καὶ ἰσχύν). ” Nature of Man ch. 38,19–40,6 L.

K. ” The two texts of the Hippocratic Corpus, like Thucydides, envisage two opposing states of the mixture and separation of the constituting elements. For the mixture, compare Thucydides ξυγκραθέν, Ancient Medicine κεκρηµένα and Nature of Man κεκρηµένον; see also ξύγκρησιν, used very frequently in ch. 32 of Regimen to describe the mixture of constituent elements of the body in a state of good health. For the separation, ἄνευ ἀλλήλων in Thucydides corresponds to τι τούτων ἀποκριθῆ in Ancient Medicine and τι τούτων χωρισθῇ in Nature of Man.

M. Fraser, Ptolemaic Alexandria, 1 (Oxford, 1972), pp. 338–376 (particularly pp. 374–376); and above all H. von Staden, quoted in footnote 17. 49 We find a counter-example in Clement of Alexandria’s Stromateis (second century ad), where the origin of the arts is attributed to the barbarians. ” This tradition mentioned by the Christian philosopher contrasts with the view of his contemporary pagan Greek doctors. 114). When Pliny says that “according to the Egyptians, the discovery of medicine was achieved by them,” he gives a point of view that is purely Egyptian, without taking into account the relationship between Egyptian and Greek medicine.

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