Doctors of antiquity that wrote for the laudanum.
|HIPPOCRATES( 460 BC - 370 BC).|
HIPPOCRATES( 460 BC - 370 BC).
Hippocrates of Cos II or Hippokrates of Kos "father of medicine"
|THEOPHRASTUS ( 371 – c. 287 BC).|
THEOPHRASTUS ( 371 – c. 287 BC).
His two surviving botanical works, Enquiry into Plants and On the Causes of Plants, were an important influence on medieval science.
GAIUS OR CAIUS PLINIUS SECUNDUS, (AD 23 – August 24, AD 79).
Gaius or Caius Plinius Secundus, better known as Pliny the Elder, was an ancient author, naturalist or natural philosopher and naval and military commander of some importance who wrote Naturalis Historia.
|PEDANIOS DIOSKURIDES 1 AC .|
PEDANIOS DIOSKURIDES 1 AC .
Pedanios Dioskurides sd) from Anazarba in Kilikien (small Asia) (1. Century) was a Greek physician, who as an army surgeon among the emperors Claudius and Nero in the Roman service. Most famous Pharmakologe of the antiquity.
|GALEN (AD 129 –ca. 200 or 216).|
GALEN (AD 129 –ca. 200 or 216).
Galen was a prominent ancient Greek physician, whose theories dominated Western medical science for well over a millennium.
|CELSUS ( 2nd century ).|
CELSUS ( 2nd century ).
Celsus Greek philosopher and opponent of Christianity. He is known to us mainly through the reputation of his literary work, The True Word
ORIBASIUS OR OREIBASIUS (c. 320-400).
Oribasius or Oreibasius was a Greek medical writer and the personal physician of the Roman emperor Julian the Apostate.
AËTIUS AMIDENUS OR AËTIUS OF AMIDA (c. 502 - 575).
Aëtius Amidenus or Aëtius of Amida was a Byzantine physician and medical writer, particularly distinguished by the extent of his erudition .
|A drawing of Avicenna from 1271|
Abū Alī al-Husayn ibn Abd Allāh ibn Sīnā (980 CE 370 AH / 1037 CE 428 AH).
Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Sīnā ("son of Sina"; c. 980, Afshana near Bukhara– 1037, Hamadan, Iran), commonly known as Ibn Sīnā or by his Latinized name Avicenna, was a Persian polymath, who wrote almost 450 treatises on a wide range of subjects, of which around 240 have survived. In particular, 150 of his surviving treatises concentrate on philosophy and 40 of them concentrate on medicine. His most famous works are The Book of Healing, a vast philosophical and scientific encyclopaedia, and The Canon of Medicine, which was a standard medical text at many medieval universities. The Canon of Medicine was used as a text-book in the universities of Montpellier and Leuven as late as 1650. Ibn Sīnā's Canon of Medicine provides a complete system of medicine according to the principles of Galen (and Hippocrates).