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    • Pre-Hippocratic Greek medicine and its influence on the Hippocratic Corpus 

      Retief, Francois; Cilliers, louise (University of the Free State, 2007)
      English: The origins of the Hippocratic Corpus, traditionally held to herald the birth of empirical medicine, are traced in the works of the “pre-Socratic” philosopher-physicians. Although it retained many of the earlier, ...
    • The transforming influence of the Greeks on Roman medical practice 

      Cilliers, Louise; Retief, Francois (University of the Free State, 2007)
      English: When Rome conquered Greece in the second century BC, she had no equivalent to Greek rational medicine as established by Hippocrates and the Alexandrians. Roman medicine was of a quasi-religious nature, with a ...