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date: 27 November 2022

Serenus, Quintuslocked

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Serenus, Quintuslocked

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  • William David Ross
  •  and V. Nutton

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Quintus Serenus (or Quinctius Serenius), author of a medical textbook in verse, Liber medicinalis, which may be dated between the end of the 2nd and 4th cents. It depends in the main on *Cornelius Celsus, the Medicina Plinii, and *Pliny (1)'s Natural History. The author may have been the poet Serenus Sammonicus (son of the other *Serenus Sammonicus), who was a friend of *Gordian I (b.

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  • Science, Technology, and Medicine

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