Hippocrates in the context of Galen: Galen's commentary on the classification of fevers in Epidemics VI.

@article{Yeo2005HippocratesIT,
  title={Hippocrates in the context of Galen: Galen's commentary on the classification of fevers in Epidemics VI.},
  author={In-sok Yeo},
  journal={Studies in ancient medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={31},
  pages={433-43}
}
  • In-sok Yeo
  • Published 2005 in Studies in ancient medicine
This paper elucidates the relationship between Hippocrates and Galen concerning the classification of fever and illustrates Galen's use and abuse of Hippocrates. Galen used Epidemics VI in order to justify his own arguments on the classification of fever, based on the three forms of matter. A close examination of Galen's use of Epidemics VI does not support… CONTINUE READING