Soranus


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Soranus

(sərā`nəs), fl. 1st–2d cent. A.D., Greek physician, probably b. Ephesus. He is believed to have practiced in Alexandria and in Rome and was an authority on obstetrics, gynecology, and pediatrics. His treatise On Midwifery and the Diseases of Women (tr. 1882) remained an influential work until the 16th cent.
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Vaginal hysterectomy was chronicled and performed by the Greek physician Soranus of Ephesus in 120 a.
laying a hyena's right paw on the woman) and reasonable treatments as provided by Soranus is particularly interesting.
Those who believe male and female contributions to conception are parallel could be led to the assertion that if a woman conceives as the result of a rape, she must have had an appetite for sex, even if, as Soranus puts it, she repressed the knowledge from herself.
Another ancient Greek, Soranus of Ephesus, believed that mania and melancholia were two distinct diseases with similiar prodromal symptoms and which required similiar treatments (2).
Soranus of Ephesus (13) (turn of the 1st century AD) left us an extensive contribution on diseases of women, but there is no description of breast cancer in his surviving works.
He discusses the opinions of many of the writers of standard texts: Theophrastus, Hippocrates, Diascorides, Nicander, Soranus, Criton and Galen.
Guvernatorul Iunius Soranus i-a trimis moastele Sfantului Sava Gotul, inecat in apa Buzaului, sub persecutia regelui got Athanaric, in 372.
From the fifteenth century, Italian, German, English, and French physicians followed the example of Soranus, a Hellenistic Greek whose Gynecology (trans.
The Greek physician Soranus analyzed pregnancy in trimesters, the first of which should be spent "in seclusion" to avoid shocks that could disturb the pregnancy, and the second during which the movement of the fetus becomes pronounced (see Luke 1:44).