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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. Grammarian: Name: Philippus  | Φίλιππος Place of Origin: ? Date: 2nd c. CE ↓ To Source List Biography: 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, 411ff. K.4); only one passage of this work was known – in the Latin translation by Gadaldini5 – before the discovery of the corresponding section in Greek in ms.
Trivulziano 685, ff. 120ff. by H. Schöne (