Asclepiodotus (physician)

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Asclepiodotus (Greek Άσκληπιόδοτος) was a physician, mathematician and musician of the late 5th century AD, who was best known for promoting the medicinal uses of white hellebore. He was a pupil of Jacobus Psychrestus, and is mentioned by Damascius.[1]


  1. William Smith, A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1870, Vol. 1 p. 383