Appian of Alexandria

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Appian of Alexandria,

Greek historian, 2nd century A.D.
Appian-Plutarch syndrome - condition caused by atropine intoxication; characterized by various neurological reactions. Appian and Plutarch wrote about symptoms exhibited by hungry soldiers who ate strange plants during war.
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