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Text expanded to include full discussion of Ctesias' life. Bibliography updated to reflect current research.

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date: 16 December 2018

Ctesias of Cnidus was a doctor at the court of Artaxerxes II and the author of a history of Persia and other works. He seems to have studied, and possibly practised, medicine at Cnidus. The exact ... More

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