Asclepiades


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(ăs′klə-pī′ə-dēz′) fl. first century bc.
Greek physician born in Bithynia who theorized that disease is caused by an inharmonious flow of the corpuscles of the body. His methods for restoring harmony in the body included diet, exercise, and bathing. Asclepiades also advocated humane treatment of the mentally ill.
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But Asclepiades says that Arsinoe was the daughter of Leucippus, Perieres' son, and that to her and Apollo Asclepius and a daughter, Eriopis, were born: `And she bare in the palace Asclepius, leader of men, and Eriopis with the lovely hair, being subject in love to Phoebus.
I leave off speaking of the several opinions of Asclepiades, Prassagora, Diocles, Ephilistion, Erasistratos, (17) and many others on the reason for which respiration has been bestowed on us, just as I decline also to say in what way it nourishes the spirits of the brain (as a subject that I do not say I don't know well), but on this occasion perhaps is excessive.
A partir del estudio de las eindicaciones de los cambios de la condicion del cuerpo humanoE, es constitutivo de una de las tres ramas de la medicina griega que estudiaron el fisiologo alejandrino Erasistratus, el anatomista Herophilus y el epicureo Asclepiades de Bitinia: oLos sintomas fueron los primeros signos examinados por los practicantes de la medicina del mundo antiguo; su estudio condujo a la fundacion de la semiotica como una rama de la ciencia medicao (p.
Hablando de las dinamicas propias de la educacion medica en las universidades medievales, debemos decir que tras la caida del Imperio Romano, la profesion vivio un proceso de regreso de la tradicion a los templos y sacerdotes, que recuerda los tiempos de los Asclepiades en las raices mitologicas fundacionales de la Grecia Clasica.
Asclepiades of Persia was first who performed the tracheostomies but Jackson in nineteen century codified the modern technique for tracheostomy.
Muchos fueron los autores en los que se pararon sus escudrinadoras mientes y que dieron como fruto mas de un centenar de trabajos de investigacion: Calimaco, Trifiodoro, Coluto, Apolonio de Rodas, Teocrito y el Corpus Bucolicorum, Anacreonte, Filoxeno de Citera, Posidipo, Asclepiades, Estraton, Museo, la comedia helenistica, Heliodoro, Cariton, Aquiles Tacio, Plutarco, los Himnos homericos, las Argonauticas orficas, etc.
Honorio Delgado apunta que "Los Asclepiades actuaban convencidos de la intervencion divina en las curaciones, y nadie penetraba en un asclepeion sin el espiritu purificado y dispuesto a fomentar santos pensamientos.
19) denounces a physician called Asclepiades (the name is ironic rather than real) who kidnapped a girl, raped her and forced her into a marriage which was attended by a crowd of dancers and lewd women; their chamber's roof also collapsed, leaving bloodied bodies and bouquets.
Dioscorides explains that he is not completely in agreement with writers such as Niger and Diodotus, who are followers of Asclepiades, because they describe commonplace information instead of considering the real value of their personal experience.
This paper examines a fundamental, though relatively understudied, aspect of the physical theory of the physician Asclepiades of Bithynia, namely his doctrine of pores.
Este motivo de la virginidad fue recreado ya por Asclepiades de Samos: <<?
6) La metrica asclepiadea toma su nombre del epigramatico y poeta lirico griego Asclepiades de Samos, quien vivio en el siglo II a.