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Hippocrates of Kos. Art Gold gift

Hippocrates of Kos: Signed and Framed.
Its artwork is a unique  mastercopy of the original art  drawing “Hippocrates”.
The original at work is a drawing 60 x 42 cm, with artpencil, charcoal, gold leafs and ink.
Printed on fine art paper, Hahnemuhle photo rag Satin 310 gsm
with archival inkjet print (acid free, protected by a UV varnish),
Unique because its finished and signed by hand  with rotring art pen.
Gold leafs of real gold  24K (80x80mm Manetti ).
Gilded by hand
Passe partout:  black velvet
Framed with black mat or gold like frame
Exterior size black frame 59cm x 47 cm
Exterior size gold like frame 57,5 x 45,5 cm
Size with passpartou 54,5 cm x 42,5 cm
Interior size (not with passpartou) 41,5 cm x 29 cm
Weight 1,750 gr (1,75 kgr)
Materials: paper, ink,gold leafs 24K, fine art paper,
Ships worldwide from Greece
Each artwork comes with a certificate of authenticity
Each artwork is signed with my initials, AVELOS
Please allow 4-6 days for the completion of your order.
Feel free to email.

SKU: AN500

Product Description

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Hippocrates of Kos, was a Greek physician of the age of Pericles classical Greece, and is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine. He is referred to as the father of western medicine, in recognition of his lasting contributions to the field as the founder of the Hippocratic School of Medicine. Hippocrates is credited with being the first person to believe that diseases were caused naturally, not because of superstition and gods. Hippocrates separated the discipline of medicine from religion, believing and arguing that disease was not a punishment inflicted by the Gods but rather the product of environmental factors, diet, and living habits. There is no mention of a mystical illness or gods intervention in any patients health, in the Hippocratic Corpus.
The therapeutic approach of Hippocratic medicine was based on “the healing power of nature”. According to this doctrine, the body contains within itself the power to re-balance the four humours and heal itself.Hippocratic therapy focused on simply easing this natural process.

Hippocrates and his followers were first to describe many diseases and medical conditions. He is given credit for the first description of clubbing of the fingers, an important diagnostic sign in chronic lung disease, lung cancer and cyanotic heart disease. For this reason, clubbed fingers are sometimes referred to as “Hippocratic fingers”. Hippocrates was also the first physician to describe Hippocratic face in PrognosisHippocrates began to categorize illnesses as acute, chronic, endemic and epidemic, and use terms such as, “exacerbation, relapse, resolution, crisis, paroxysm, peak.Another of Hippocrates’ major contributions may be found in his descriptions of the symptomatology, physical findings, surgical treatment and prognosis of thoracic empyema. His teachings remain relevant to present-day students of pulmonary medicine and surgery.[43] Hippocrates was the first documented chest surgeon and his findings and techniques, while crude, such as the use of lead pipes to drain chest wall abscess, are still valid Hippocrates often used lifestyle modifications such as diet and exercise to treat diseases such as diabetes, what is today called lifestyle medicine.

After the European Renaissance, Hippocratic methods were revived in western Europe and even further expanded in the 19th century. According to Aristotle‘s testimony, Hippocrates was known as “The Great Hippocrates”.

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http://guides.library.jhu.edu/c.php?g=202502&p=1335759 The Sheridan Libraries Johns Hopkins University.

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http://www.ucl.ac.uk/~ucgajpd/medicina%20antiqua/sa_hippint.html , The UCL Centre for the History of Medicine, Division of Biosciences,
http://www.royalcollege.ca/portal/page/portal/rc/resources/bioethics/primers/medical_ethics
Heather MacDougall, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Waterloo.
G. Ross Langley MD, FRCPC, MACP, FRCP(Edin), Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Dalhousie University.
http://www.slideshare.net/deepalj/ethical-issues-in-research-2 and the main principles summerized.
https://lsnaith.wikispaces.com/file/view/Hippocratic+Oath.pdf and the Classic translation of the English, of the Oath of Hippocrates.
Ludwig Edelstein (23 April 1902 – 16 August 1965) was a classical scholar and historian of medicine He left Germany in 1933 and took up an appointment at Johns Hopkins University in 1934. Subsequently he taught at the University of Washington and the University of California at Berkeley, from which he resigned rather than sign the “loyalty oath”. He then returned to Johns Hopkins, where he had appointments at the University in Philosophy and at the School of Medicine in History of Medicine. At the University he taught ancient Greek philosophy in undergraduate and graduate seminars and courses. He was an inspiring and beloved teacher. Several of his Hopkins students became accomplished scholars. He retired from Hopkins and spent his last years at the then newly founded Rockefeller Institute.(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludwig_Edelstein).


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