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date: 06 December 2022

Antonius Musalocked

Antonius Musalocked

  • J. T. Vallance

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Antonius Musa, physician to *Augustus whom he cured of a grave illness (Suet. Aug. 59). *Pliny the Elder links him with *Themison and his hydropathic therapies may place him in the tradition of *Asclepiades (3) of Bithynia. He also wrote on *pharmacology; nothing survives, but he is cited by *Galen (e.

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  • Science, Technology, and Medicine

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