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Dioscorides, Pedanius 

A Dictionary of Scientists
 Market House Books Market House Books

(c. 40–c.90 ad) Greek physicianLittle is known of the life of Dioscorides except that he was born in Anazarbus (now in Turkey) and became a surgeon to Emperor Nero's armies, having most probably learned his skills at Alexandria and Tarsus. Many writings are attributed to him but the only book for which his authorship is undisputed is ... ...

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