Philippus [2]
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Entry Version:

This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Antonella Ippolito and first published on 26/04/2007.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Philippus [2] | Φίλιππος

Place of Origin:



2nd c. CE


Galen1 (Libr. 19, 16, 10ff. Kuhn) relates that, before his move from Pergamum to Smyrna (150 CE), he witnessed a conversation between two doctors, the dogmatist Pelops2 and an empiricist named Philippus. This experience became the basis of his Περὶ τῆς ἰατρικῆς ἐμπειρίας3 (1…

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Ippolito, Antonella, “Philippus [2]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 22 March 2018 <>

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