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date: 19 January 2021

Archigeneslocked

  • William David Ross
  •  and V. Nutton

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Archigenes, of Apamea in Syria, pupil of *Agathinus; well-known physician at Rome in the time of Trajan (98–117 ce). He was an eclectic, but was chiefly influenced by the doctrines of the Pneumatic school (see pneumatists). The leading principle of his therapeutics was to combat the eight δυσκρασίαι (bad temperaments).

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