LISTS OF THE HIPPOCRATIC COLLECTION
[Works known to the authors, not necessarily attributed
by them to Hippocrates.]
Erotian knew also περὶ τραυμάτων καὶ βελῶν
, now lost.
The double XX means "by quotation, but not in the list."
N.B.--The list of Bacchius is made by noting
where in the Hippocratic collection occur the
strange words upon which he commented ; that of
Celsus by a comparison of similar passages ; that
of Erotian from his list, by noting where occur the
explained by him, and from fragments in
scholia (see E. Nachmanson's edition, pp. 99 foll.).
Of course the list of Celsus is dubious from its
nature, and Bacchius may have known many more
treatises than those we are sure he did know.
The recently discovered history of medicine called
contains several references to
Hippocrates. Diels is of opinion that they are very
In V. the writer says that according to Hippocrates
diseases are caused by "airs" (φῦς1αι
), a statement
which seems to be taken from περὶ φυς1ῶν
98 foll. Littré, and the doctrine is described in V.
and VI. In VII. Hippocrates is said to hold doctrines
which are taken from Nature of Man
, VI. 52 foll.
Littré. In VIII. occur references to Places in Man
VI. 276, 294 Littré, and Glands
, VIII. 564 Littré.
In XIX. occur references to Nature of Man
, VI. 38
Littré, but the physician named is Polybus.