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Rufus of Ephesus

On Melancholy

Edited by Peter E. Pormann
[Rufus von Ephesus: Über die Melancholie.]
2008. XV, 332 pages.
DOI 10.1628/978-3-16-156442-0
Sponsored by: Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen
Rufus of Ephesus' (fl. ca. AD 100) On Melancholy deals with a medical condition oscillating between madness, depression, and bouts of great creativity. This collection of the Greek, Latin, and Arabic fragments makes this text easily available for the first time.

Scripta Antiquitatis Posterioris ad Ethicam REligionemque pertinentia (SAPERE)