Alexion

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Alexion (d. 44 BCE) was an ancient physician. His name and profession are known from a lamentation on his sudden death, authored by his close friend Cicero.[1] His name suggests he was Greek.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cicero, Ad Atticus vii. 2, xiii. 25, xv. 1. d 2
  2. ^ Greenhill, William Alexander (1867). "Alexion". In William Smith. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 1. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. p. 128. 

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "Alexion". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.