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Structure and genesis of some Hippocratic treatises.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17152175     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Numerous medical treatises of the 'Hippocratic Collection' feature distinct textual units which are internally composed more or less planfully but are arranged chaotically within their treatise. This paper attempts to analyse the form and contents of several of these treatises and to construct a possible scenario characterizing the professional environment in which they were compiled, the process and principles of compilation itself, and in particular the material act of writing.
V Langholf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Historical Article; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Studies in ancient medicine     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0925-1421     ISO Abbreviation:  Stud Anc Med     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-07     Completed Date:  2007-02-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9112135     Medline TA:  Stud Anc Med     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  219-75     Citation Subset:  QIS    
Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen.
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MeSH Terms
History, Ancient*
Manuscripts, Medical / history*

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