Aetios of Amida

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Physician; born Amida, fl. ca.530–60 in Alexandria and Constantinople. Aetios compiled a 16-book encyclopedia of medicine, traditionally called the Tetrabiblon from its division into four sections. His encyclopedia is rich ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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