John the Physician's Therapeutics : A Medical Handbook in Vernacular Greek. / Zipser, Barbara.

Leiden, Boston : Brill, 2009. 377 p. (Studies in Ancient Medicine; Vol. 37).

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John the Physician's Therapeutics : A Medical Handbook in Vernacular Greek. / Zipser, Barbara.

Leiden, Boston : Brill, 2009. 377 p. (Studies in Ancient Medicine; Vol. 37).

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Zipser, Barbara. / John the Physician's Therapeutics : A Medical Handbook in Vernacular Greek. Leiden, Boston : Brill, 2009. 377 p. (Studies in Ancient Medicine).

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