Age of foundation of the history of medicine
Extending from the origin of society to the end of the second century of the christian era.
The eclat that Hippocrates had given to the teaching of the Asclepiadae of Cos, survived him : many members of his family followed in his footsteps, and sustained the honor of his school. Among others, may be mentioned Thessalins and Draco, his sons, and Polybius, his son-in-law, to whom arc attributed some of the writings that form a part of the Hippocratic collection.
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