Hippocrates of Cos


c460BCc370BC Greek physician and medical teacher.

Keywords: medicine; Cos; Athens; Greece; humours; Hippocratic Oath; Galen

Further Reading

Jouanna J (1999) Hippocrates. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Lloyd GER (ed.) (1978) Hippocratic Writings. Harmondsworth: Penguin .

Lloyd GER (1989) The Revolution of Wisdom. London: University of California Press.

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Nutton, V(Apr 2001) Hippocrates of Cos. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002519]