[Translation and commentary of the Hippocrates treatise 'The illness of girls'].


De Virginibus traditionally belongs to Cnidian gynecologic treatises. The comparison with De Mulieribus shows a great difference in the physiology of menstruation and its diseases. The author, by explaining intelligence by the participation of heart and blood, is far from De Morbo sacro and draws near to Aristole's conceptions. Moreover, its vocabulary and… (More)