previous next


*Xa/rmis), a physician of Marseilles, who came to Rome in the reign of Nero, A. D. 54 --68, where he acquired great fame and wealth by reviving the practice of cold bathing. (Plin. Nat. 29.5.) He is said to have received from one patient two hundred thousand sesterces, or 1562l. 10s. (Plin. Nat. 29.8.) He was also the inventor of an antidote which was versified by Damocrates, and is preserved by Galen. (De Antid. 2.1, 4, vol. xiv. pp. 114, 126.)


hide Dates (automatically extracted)
Sort dates alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a date to search for it in this document.
54 AD (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: