), the seventeenth in descent from Aesculapius, who lived in the fifth and fourth centuries B. C.
He was the son of Herachdes and brother of Hippocrates II., the most famous of that name. (Le Clerc, Hist. de la Méd.
A physician of the same name (who must have lived some time before the first century after Christ, and who may possibly be the same person), is quoted by Asclepiades Pharmacion (ap. Galen, De Compos. Medicam. sec. Loc.
4.7. vol. xii. p. 733), who has preserved one of his medical formulae.
See also Aetius (2.3. 78. p. 332.)