Alexander of Tralles ca. 525-ca. 605

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Alexander of Tralles ca. 525-ca. 605
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Ἀλέξανδρος, ὁ Τραλλιανός
Alexandrus, Trallianus
Trallianus, Alexandrus
Alexander, von Tralleis
Alexandre, de Tralles
Alessandro, di Tralles
Trallian, Alexander
Alexander Trallian
Tralles, Alexander of
Alexander Trallianus
Alexander, Medicus
Alexander Trallianus, Medicus
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TLG Canon of Greek Authors and Works, Third Edition, pg. 14
Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 1, 1867, p. 126-7: "Alexander of the most eminent of the ancient physicians, was born at Tralles, a city of Lydia,
Brill's New Pauly: "Alexander of Tralleis... Greek doctor about AD 565, son of a doctor called Stephanus. He came from a wealthy family
one of his brothers was the architect Anthemius. A. travelled through Italy, Africa, Gaul, Spain, possibly with the troops of Justinian, as well as through the entire Aegean region, before he settled in Rome as a practising doctor and teacher of medicine. Even if the basic features of his physiology are Galenic, in the interest of practical medicine he vehemently opposed a dogmatic Galenism. In his therapeutics, consisting of 12 books, which he wrote at an advanced age, he willingly included faith remedies and popular remedies, chants and amulets, heathen, Christian and Jewish elements..." Nutton, Vivian. "Alexander." Brill's New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and Helmuth Schneider . Brill, 2010. Brill Online. Tufts University Library. 18 June 2010
nuc85-43825: His Alexandri Trall. med. Lib. duo. [MI] 1576 (hdg. on Readex rept.: Alexander Trallianus, 6th cent.
usage: Alexandri Tralliani)
Milward, E. Trallianus reviviscens, 1734: t.p. (Alexander Trallian)
Enc. Brit., 15th ed. (Alexander of Tralles, or Alexander Trallianus, ca. 525-ca. 605
Byzantine physician who practiced and taught in Rome)
Dict. sci. biog. (Alexander of Tralles, b. 1st half 6th cent., fl. time of Justinian)
Mantinband, J.H. Concise dict. Grk. lit. (Alexander of Tralles, Byzantine physician, 525-605)
LC data base, 5-11-89 (hdg.: Alexander, of Tralles, ca. 525-ca. 605
Alexander Trallianus, 6th cent.)
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