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4. HIPPOCRATES IV. was, according to Galen (Comment. in Hippocr. "De Humor." 1.1, vol. xvi. p. 5), the son of Dracon I., and the grandson of the celebrated Hippocrates: he lived in the fourth century B. C., and is said to have written some medical works. Suidas (s. v. *(Ippokra/ths, and Dra/kwn), who, however, seems to have fallen into some confusion [DRACON], makes him the son of Dracon II. (and therefore the great grandson of the celebrated Hippocrates), the father of Dracon III. He is said to have been one of the physicians to Roxana, the wife of Alexander the Great, and to have died in the reign of Cassander, the son of Antipater.

5, 6. HIPPOCRATES V. and VI. According to Suidas, Thymbraeus of Cos, of the family of the Asclepiadae, had two sons named Hippocrates, each of whom wrote some medical works. Their date is unknown. (Suid. s. v. Ἱπποκράτης.)

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