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Generation. Nature of the Child. Diseases 4. Nature of Women. Barrenness

Generation. Nature of the Child. Diseases 4. Nature of Women. Barrenness

Hippocrates

Edited and translated by Paul Potter

ISBN 9780674996830

Publication date: 10/22/2012

This is the tenth volume in the Loeb Classical Library’s ongoing edition of Hippocrates’ invaluable texts, which provide essential information about the practice of medicine in antiquity and about Greek theories concerning the human body. Here, Paul Potter presents the Greek text with facing English translation of five treatises, four concerning human reproduction (Generation, Nature of the Child) and reproductive disorders (Nature of Women, Barrenness), and one (Diseases 4) that expounds a general theory of physiology and pathology.

Author

  • Paul Potter is Chair of the Department of the History of Medicine, University of Western Ontario.

Book Details

  • 464 pages
  • 4-1/4 x 6-3/8 inches
  • Harvard University Press

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