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1. A physician of Siphnus, one of the Cyclades, who was a contemporary of Lysimachus, king of Thrace, about the beginning of the third century B. C. (Athen.ii.p. 51.) He wrote a work entitled, Περὶ τῶν Προσφερομένων τοῖς Νοσοῦσι καὶ τοῖς Ῥγιαίνουσι, " On Diet fit for Persons in good and bad Health" (Ath. 3.24. p. 82), which is frequently quoted by Athenaeus, but of which nothing remains but the short fragments preserved by him. (ii. pp. 51,54,55,56, &c.)

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