Apollonius Glaucus

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(Apollonius Glaucus)
Born 1st or 2nd century CE
Occupation physician, writer

Apollonius Glaucus (Greek: Ἀπολλώνιος Γλαῦκος) was a physician and writer who must have lived during or before the 2nd century CE, as his work On Internal Diseases is quoted by Caelius Aurelianus.[1] Nothing more is known of his life.[2] He wrote, for instance, on the significance of the types of excreted worms.[3]


The name Glaucus comes from Greek mythology, including one sea-god.


  1. ^ Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1844). The Biographical Dictionary, Vol III. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans (London). p. 171. 
  2. ^ Smith, William, Sir (1867). A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (Vol. I). Little, Brown and Co. p. 245. 
  3. ^ Eijk, Philip J. (2001). Diocles of Carystus. Brill. p. 239. ISBN 90-04-10265-5.