Apollonius of Kition

Drawing from the book Peri Arthron. Apollonios is believed to be the main operator.

From ‘Peri Arthron’, treatment for dislocation

Apollonius of Kition was an ancient Greek doctor. He studied medicine in Alexandria. He was famous in all ancient Greek world and he was the best doctor in Cyprus. His medical opinion was considered true and original, according to Herodian.

Apollonius wrote a lot of medical books but the most important was “Peri Artrhon”  (“About Articles”), which is a study of Hippocrates’s teaching. Apollonius wrote this book in Cyprus.

Bessy Karapataki, Grade 2, 2nd Junior High School of Paralia

One response

  1. It is great idea to write blog about famous inventions in our countries and the role Maths in our life. The article is really interesting . When I finished read text I wanted to learn more about Apollonius. Greetings from Poland.

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