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Headword: *kthsi/as
Adler number: kappa,2521
Translated headword: Ktesias, Ctesias
Vetting Status: high
Son of Ktesiarkhos or Ktesiokhos; from Knidos;[1] a doctor; [it was he] who practiced medicine in Persia for the Artaxerxes called Mnemon[2] and wrote Persian Histories in 23 books.
Greek Original:
*kthsi/as, *kthsia/rxou h)\ *kthsio/xou, *kni/dios, i)atro/s: o(\s i)a/treusen e)n *pe/rsais *)artace/rchn to\n *mnh/mona klhqe/nta kai\ sune/graye *persika\ e)n bibli/ois k# kai\ g#.
C5/4 BC. See generally OCD(4) s.v. Ctesias; FGrH 688.
[1] cf. kappa 1873.
[2] a.k.a. Artakhshathra (Artaxerxes) II, Great King of Persia 404-359.
Keywords: biography; geography; historiography; history; medicine
Translated by: John Hyland on 9 May 2000@19:06:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 25 September 2002@08:30:07.
David Whitehead on 18 March 2013@09:28:36.
David Whitehead on 4 August 2014@07:48:13.


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