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Author Oribasius.

Title Dieting for an emperor : a translation of books 1 and 4 of Oribasius' Medical compilations with an introduction and commentary / by Mark Grant
Published Leiden ; New York : Brill, [1997]


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Description xii, 388 pages ; 25 cm
Series Studies in ancient medicine, 0925-1421 ; v. 15
Studies in ancient medicine ; v. 15
Summary The commentary indicates Oribasius' source for each quotation or paraphrase, assesses the accuracy and comprehensibility of the contents, and suggests the reasons behind the recommendations and rejections of certain cakes, breads, fruits and vegetables. To aid further research in the field of ancient dietetics, a detailed word index is appended. The introduction summarises the more important points about the medical theories behind the humours and qualities, and how regulating the intake of foods could assist in the maintenance of good health
Notes Text in Classical Greek with English translation and commentary
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [331]-341) and indexes
Subject Oribasius. Synagōgai iatrikai. Book 1
Oribasius. Synagōgai iatrikai. Book 4
Dietetics -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine, Greek and Roman.
Author Grant, Mark, 1960-
Oribasius. Synagōgai iatrikai. Book 4. English & Greek
LC no. 97029918
ISBN 9004107908 (cloth : alk. paper)
Other Titles Synagōgai iatrikai. Book 1. English & Greek