Alexander Philalethes

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(‘Truth-lover’), a physician (fl. later 1st cent. bc?), succeeded Zeuxis (3) as leader of the Asian branch of Herophilus's ‘school’. Alexander's views on digestion, on various diseases, and on invisible ...

Subjects: Classical Studies.

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