Aëtius of Amida
Physician and scientist
at the court of Justinian,
noted especially for contributions to zoölogy,
surgery, and ophthamology.
Under construction --- far from complete! Read with caution.
- St. Photius: Bibliotheca, 221.
- J. Lascaratos et al.:
Ophthalmology according to Aetius Amidenus,
Doc. Ophthamol. (74/Feb.): 37.
- De significationibus stellarum
(On the significations of the stars).
- Libri sexdecim medicinales
(The Sixteen Medical Books).
An encyclopædic medical textbook, concerned
especially but not exclusively
with diseases of the eyes, ears,
nose, and throat. It remained in use in
Europe until the XVI Century.
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