Sometimes small incidents, rather than glorious exploits, give us the best evidence of character. So, as portrait painters are more exact in doing the face, I must give particular attention to the marks of the souls of men. — Plutarch

Hippocrates

460–377 BC
Civilization: Greek — Cos
   Field of Renown:  science — medicine
Era:  Golden Age

Father of modern medicine. Set up medical school to train doctors by scientific methods.

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Hippocrates in  Callias—The Fall of Athens  by  Alfred J. Church

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Hippocrates Refusing the Presents of Artaxerxes
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