Aulus Cornelius Celsus (c. 25 BC – c. 50 AD) was a Roman encyclopaedist, known for his extant medical work, De Medicina, which is believed to be the only surviving section of a much larger encyclopedia.

Aulus Cornelius Celsus (c. 25 BC – c. 50 AD) was a Roman encyclopaedist, known for his extant medical work, De Medicina, which is believed to be the only surviving section of a much larger encyclopedia.

War of the Encyclopaedists by Christopher Robinson

War of the Encyclopaedists by Christopher Robinson

17) He was the most famous physician, philosopher, encyclopaedist, mathematician and astronomer of his time. His influence can still be felt today.

17) He was the most famous physician, philosopher, encyclopaedist, mathematician and astronomer of his time. His influence can still be felt today.

Frédéric Bruly Bouabré: Self-Taught Encyclopaedist | Raw Vision Magazine

Frédéric Bruly Bouabré: Self-Taught Encyclopaedist | Raw Vision Magazine

Aulus Cornelius Celsus (c. 25 BC – c. 50 AD) was a Roman encyclopaedist, known for his extant medical work, De Medicina. The De Medicina is a primary source on diet, pharmacy, surgery and related fields, and it is one of the best sources concerning medical knowledge in the Roman world. Hippocrates used the Greek word carcinos, meaning crab or crayfish, to refer to malignant tumors. It was Celsus who translated the Greek term into the Latin “CANCER”, also meaning crab.

Aulus Cornelius Celsus (c. 25 BC – c. 50 AD) was a Roman encyclopaedist, known for his extant medical work, De Medicina. The De Medicina is a primary source on diet, pharmacy, surgery and related fields, and it is one of the best sources concerning medical knowledge in the Roman world. Hippocrates used the Greek word carcinos, meaning crab or crayfish, to refer to malignant tumors. It was Celsus who translated the Greek term into the Latin “CANCER”, also meaning crab.

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