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date: 17 July 2019

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An anonymous work, preserved in a manuscript of the 1st century ce from Egypt, about several medical issues (definition of basic concepts, medical historiography on the causes of disease, physiology of digestion), Anonymus Londiniensis represents a rare example of an autograph from antiquity. An important source for peripatetic doxography and the reception of Hellenistic medicine.

Keywords: Greek Hellenistic medicine, medical doxography, human physiology, Hippocrates, Plato, Aristotle, Herophilus, Erasistratus, Asclepiades of Bithynia, Alexander Philalethes

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