An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

16010 entries, 14068 authors and 1941 subjects. Updated: June 18, 2024


4 entries
  • 9015

Krateuas. Von M. Wellmann.

Berlin: Wiedmannsche Buchhandlung, 1897.

Crateuas was the personal physician of Mithridates VI. Of Pontos. He wrote a three-part herbal book describing the medicinal properties of plants. This work, which was illustrated, is the earliest known herbal book to include illustrations. The text was one of the main sources used by Dioscorides. Of Krateuas's work only two papyrus fragments have survived. [2] Digital facsimile of the Wellmann edition from the Internet Archive at this link.

Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Materia medica / Herbals / Herbal Medicines
  • 16.2

Die Fragmente der sikelischen Ärzte Akron, Philistion und des Diokles von Karystos. Herausgegeben von M. Wellmann.

Berlin: Weidmann, 1901.

Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.

Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece, ANCIENT MEDICINE › Hellenistic
  • 1786

De materia medica. Edidit Max Wellmann. 3 vols.

Berlin: Weidmann, 19061914.

Dioscorides’ work is the authoritative source on the materia medica of antiquity. He described over 600 plants and plant principles. The above edition by Wellman is the definitive Greek text. It also contains the Fragmenta of Krateuas. 


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Roman Empire, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Materia medica / Herbals / Herbal Medicines
  • 9018

Philumeni de venenatis animalibus eorumque remediis capita XXXVIII ed. M. Wellmann. Corpus medicorum graecorum X 1, 1.

Leipzig & Berlin: B. G. Teubner, 1908.

This work on venoms and their antidotes is the only surviving work of the Byzantine physician Philomenos. Within this context Philomenos also discusses the bites of rabid dogs. Digital facsimile from Corpus medicorum Graecorum / Latinorum at this link.

Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Late Antiquity, BYZANTINE MEDICINE, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Animal Bite Wound Infections › Rabies, TOXICOLOGY › Venoms