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Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

engine of war: P. and V. μηχανή, ἡ. P. μηχάνημα, τό (Dem. 115, 124, etc.).

battering ram: P. κριός, ὁ. for reference to military engines, see Thuc. 2, 76; 4, 100 and 115.

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