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Asaph the Physician

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Asaph Judaeus or ‘Asaph ben Berachyahu’, pseudonym attached to the ‘Book of Remedies’ (Sepher Refuoth), considered the oldest Hebrew medical work, variously dated from the 6th to the 10th century. ...

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