Schools of the asclepiadae

We have given a glance of the views which the Asclepiadae had acquired on the structure and functions of different parts of the human body, as well as of means employed to maintain their integrity of function. We now proceed to say something on the ideas they had touching the disorders of

M. Littre establishes, by convincing proofs, that the collection which we now possess, was not published as a whole until the foundation of the great libraries of Alexandria and Pergamos. Until then, there had been only

We remarked, in speaking of Medicine among the Hebrews, with what care Moses had regulated everything that concerned health. The Asclepiadae, who, like him, owed their first scientific instructions to the Egyptian priests, gave special attention,

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