Celsus, On Medicine, Volume III

LCL 336: 632-633

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  • Rhaetian wine, from the Rhaetian Alps, N. of Verona, I. 402, 498
  • Rome, I. 16, 44; III. 296
S
  • Samos, earth from, II. 204 and note
  • Scandian apples, I. 204, 442, 494
  • Serapion, an Alexandrian surgeon, an empiric, ff. end of 3rd cent. b.c., often referred to by later writers (Galen, X. 142, XIV. 683), I. 6; (?) the author of a remedy for scabies, II. 170
  • Sicilian (saffron), II. 214
  • Signia (mod. Segni, S.E. of Rome), pears from, I. 204, 442, 494; wine from, I. 402, 444, 498 (noted by Pliny, N.H. XIV. 6, as an astringent in cases of diarrhoea)
  • Simbrivius (lake), see Sumbruina
  • Sinope, red lead (minium) from (brought to S. from caves in Cappadocia). See Medicamenta s.v. minium
  • Sosagoras, emollient of, II. 29.
  • Sostratus of Alexandria, fl. 1st cent. b.c., a famous surgeon, often referred to by later writers (Athenaeus, Deip., VI. 66, 99), III. 296, 376
  • Sumbruina, springs of (perhaps = Lake Simbrivius in Latium referred to by Tacitus, Ann. 14, 22), I. 403. 499
  • Susa (Shushan), unguent made from lilies at, II. 18
  • Syrian oil = nard, I. 378
T
  • Tarentum, see Heraclides; pears from, I. 204, 494
  • Tharrias, a writer on phrenesis, I. 320
  • Themison of Laodicea, a pupil of Asclepiades, fl. 1st cent. b.c., the founder of the sect of the Methodici, I. 6, 30, 32, 34, 232, 240, 432; (?) prescription of, II. 230
  • Theodotus, oculist, eye salve of, II. 195, (also given by Galen, XII. 754 and Paulus Aeg. VII. 16)
  • Theoxenus, plaster of, II. 30
  • Timaeus, prescription of, II. 52
  • Tryphon, perhaps of Gortyna in Crete, fl. 1st cent. b.c. who practised as a surgeon in Rome; referred to by Celsus as Tryphon pater and by Galen (XIII. 745) as Τρύφων ὁ ἀρχαῖος, so there was probably a second of the same name, II. 184; III. 296
V
  • Vettonica (herba) = betony, found among the Spanish tribe Vettones, II. 120
Z
  • Zeno, probably a contemporary of Apollonius the Empiric (3rd cent. b.c.); he paid special attention to materia medica, II. 3
  • Zopyrus, a surgeon at Alexandria at the beginning of the 1st cent. b.c. who invented an antidote for Mithridates and for one of the Ptolemies; he is referred to by many writers on medicine, (e.g. Galen, XIV. 150, 205), II. 55, note
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General Indexa A
  • Abdomen (hypogastrium) I. 100, note, 103, 129, 313, 339, 357, note, 363, 449; II. 77; III. 459; operations on, III. 377–91; rupture of, III. 389; wounds of, I. 23; III. 385; see also praecordia
  • Abscess, abscession, I. 30, note, 89, note b, 127, 129–133, 155, 351, note, 413, 453; II. 7, 17, 19, 21, 25, 145–9; III. 299–307
  • Abstinence (fasting), (1) total, I. 19, 23, 49, 51, 73, 79, 183, 233, 225, 235, 277, 283 ff., 299, 313, 399; II. 229
    • (2) partial, I. 23, 41, 65, 343; II. 91; III. 517, 587
  • Acme, see fever
  • Acrochordon (a sort of wart), I. 93, note b; II. 161, 163
  • Adolescents, I. 39, 65, 95, 119, 189; II. 71
  • Aegilops, III. 335, note b (see eye)
  • Air, I. 45, 265, 305, 411; intestines should not be exposed to, III. 385
  • Age, I. 65, 85, 89, 93, 97, 157, 361; II. 71, 409, 427, 569; old age, I. 65, 95, 97, 129, 157; II. 71, 101, 221; III. 349, 425
  • Agriculture, 1. 3
  • Aliments, description of, I. 191–215; appendix on, I. 483 ff.
  • Almonds, sweet and bitter, I. 215, 271, 317, 341, 351, 389, 391, 419, 459, 495; external use, II. 9–13, 51, 167, 184, 229, 233, 241, 257; oil, I. 496; see also Medicamenta I, nuces
  • Alphos, II. 173 and note, 172
  • Amphora, I. 311 and note
  • Amputation, II. 107; III. 469–71, 549
  • Anastomosis, (1) flow of blood, I. 393; see blood (2)
    • (2) see pores and II. 6 (Medicamenta quae stomata aperiunt)
  • Anatomy, (1) methods of studying, I. 15–25, 41
    • (2) bones and teeth, III. 475–93; eye, III. 347; genitals, III. 475–93; viscera, I. 355–63; see also III., appendix, 593–601
    • Ancylae, II. 29 and note
    • Ancyloblepharus, III. 333, note b
    • Angina, I. 381, note, see also quinsy
    • Ankle, III. 491, 601; dislocation of, 583 and note; venesection above, I. 163, 321, II. 279; inflammation at, III. 559
    • Anodynes, I. 211; II. 57, 59, 191, see Vol. I. Medicamenta (esp. hyocyamus, mandragora, papacer, solanum)
    • Anointing, see Inunction
    • Anus, anatomy of, I. 359, 361; condyloma, II. 283; III. 463; fissures, II. 281; application for, II. 47; III. 463; fistula in ano, III. 311; haemorrhoids, I. 97, 125, 139; II. 47, 285; prolapse, II. 287; surgery, III. 461 ff.
    • Ape, bite of, II. 111
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