Category Archives: Antiquity

Translation, with a commentary, of fragments of the Hippiatrica

par Diane Menard Content: the first translation from Greek to French of two texts of Apsyrtos and Theomnestos on the conformation of the horse ; comparison of these texts with the knowledge of other authors of ancient times and of … Continue reading

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The veterinary art of Pelagonius, or the practice of horse doctor in the 4th centuryAD

par Valérie Gitton-Ripoll Content: a reminder of the collaboration between the philologists and the veterinarians for the edition and translation of texts of the Greco-Roman age, and on hippiatrics in ancient times. Study on the identification of certain horse diseases … Continue reading

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Cattle rearing in Ancient Egypt Content

par Annelise Roman, Docteur Vétérinaire Abstract : overview of our knowledge of cattle reared in Ancient Egypt (origin and breeds of cattle), on their role in rural economics, on their use for human consumption or in handicrafts and their religious … Continue reading

Posted in 2004, Antiquity, Bovines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Extension and Inflating: the therapy of the shoulder and antique hippiatres

by Louise Sephocle*, Valérie Gitton-Ripoll**, François Vallat*** *Doctorante en Lettres Classiques, Université de Brest L’Hermitage, 29600 Plourin- les-Morlaix, Adel. lou.sephocle@orange.fr **Maître de conférences en latin, UFR Lettres Université de Toulouse 2 Le Mirail, 5 allée  Antonio-Machado 31058 Toulouse cedex 9, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Antiquity, Horses, Surgery | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

French translation of latin nitrum ; his therapeutic use in Roman veterinary medicine

by Par Valérie Gitton-Ripoll, Maître de conférences à l’université de Toulouse 2, Adel. vgitton@wanadoo.fr The latin word nitrum must not be translated by french nitre. This word is a synonym for saltpeter, while nitrum was a sodium carbonate (french natron), … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Antiquity, Horses | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Understanding Vegetius

by Yvonne Poulle-Drieux,  Archiviste paléographe Both the Mulomedicina and the Cura boum written by Vegetius during the 5th century are in the process of being edited again by Marie-Thérèse Cam and the author for the Collection des Universités de France. … Continue reading

Posted in 2008, Antiquity | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment