Scribonius Largus

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Scribonius Largus (c. 1-c. 50) was the Roman emperor Claudius court physician. He was the compiler of 271 prescriptions at the request of Gaius Julius Callistus,[1] most of them was transferred to the Marcellus Empiricus work De Medicamentis Empiricis, Physicis, et Rationabilibus.[2]

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  1. Simon Hornblower; Antony Spawforth; Esther Eidinow (11 September 2014). The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization. OUP Oxford. pp. 352–. ISBN 978-0-19-101676-9.
  2.  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Largus, Scribonius". Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 16 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 216.