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Nature volume 130, page 457 (24 September 1932) | Download Citation



THIS learned memoir is a valuable addition to the history of the sources of the Hippocratic commentators. The main point of its author is that Erotian, who wrote a glossary on the Hippocratic works during Nero's reign, was not a grammarian, but a physician. Then he goes on to discuss the sources of Erotian, and to compare previous glossaries of the Hippocratic works with them. The glossary of Bakcheios, who published the first edition of the Hippocratic works, was superseded later by the commentaries of Glaukias, Epikles, Heraclides of Tarentum, and Euphorion the Grammarian.

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