Armenian Medical Book

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James Blake Wiener
published on 28 November 2017

This 14th century CE medical text is written in Armenian and is entitled "Passages of Works by Asclepiades, Democrates and Oribasius." This work is usually attributed to scribe Martiros who translated documents from ancient Greek into Armenian. (Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, Yerevan, Armenia)

About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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APA Style

Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 28). Armenian Medical Book. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Wiener, James B. "Armenian Medical Book." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 28, 2017.

MLA Style

Wiener, James B. "Armenian Medical Book." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 28 Nov 2017. Web. 20 Apr 2019.

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