Herodicus the Cratetean: A Study in Anti-Platonic Tradition, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Herodicus the Cratetean

A Study in Anti-Platonic Tradition, 1st Edition

By Ingemar During


176 pages

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Originally published in 1941. Herodicus was a Greek physician of the fifth century BC, and a native of Selymbria. The first use of therapeutic exercise for the treatment of disease and maintenance of health is credited to him, and he is believed to have been one of the tutors of Hippocates.

Table of Contents

1. An Epigram. 2. The Essay. 3. The Treatise. 4. Other Writings. 5. The Anti-Platonic Tradition.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Ancient / General
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Ancient, Classical & Medieval