PRISTSIAN Theodore (Priscianus, Theodorus)( Rome doctor)
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Biography PRISTSIAN Theodore (Priscianus, Theodorus)
Pristsian, Theodore; Priscianus, Theodorus, OK. 400 g. n. e., a Roman physician. The representative of the Late medicine, all the more inclined to magic. A student who lived at the time of Valentinian (364-375 gg. n. e.) doctor Vinditsiana Afrah, as he himself came from Africa. Was engaged in medical practice and preach treatment easily available natural remedies derived from plants, their seeds and fruits. That means writing about such P. in the book entitled Domestic medicines (Euporista) in 3 books. First, he wrote it in Greek, and later was shortened Latin version, but this option is preserved. Son Eusebius P. devoted a book about the miraculous healing tool called physics, which survived only a preface and one chapter of the sections of headache and epilepsy. P. a compiler. Among his sources, he calls the Hippocratic Vinditsiana etc.. The language of his works concise and precise, often Greek-specific terms. Doctors in the era of the decline of antiquity enjoyed great respect.