In Abdera the maiden who lay sick by the Sacred
Way was seized with a fever of the ardent type. She
was thirsty and sleepless. Menstruation occurred
for the first time.
Much nausea ; redness ; shivering ;
Same symptoms. Urine thin but of
good colour ; no trouble in the bowels.
Deafness ; acute fever ; sleeplessness ;
nausea ; shivering ; was rational ; urine similar.
Same symptoms, and also on the
following days. The deafness persisted.
Reason disturbed ; the fever
Copious epistaxis ; the deafness
improved a little. On the following days nausea
and deafness, while there was also delirium.
Pain in the feet ; deafness ; the
delirium ceased ; slight epistaxis ; sweating ; no
The fever returned, with the
deafness ; pain in the feet persisted ; delirium.
Copious sweating ; no fever ;
the deafness ceased ; the pain in the feet remained,
but in other respects there was a perfect crisis.