Asclepiades As·cle·pi·a·des (ās'klə-pī'ə-dēz'), fl. first century b.c.
Greek physician born in Bithynia who theorized that disease is caused by an inharmonious flow of the corpuscles of the body. His methods for restoring harmony in the body included diet, exercise, and bathing. Asclepiades also advocated humane treatment of the mentally ill.
Their doctrine had already been established amongst the ancients by asclepiades.
Strabo mentions also a grammarian, asclepiades of Myrleia, in b. iii.
Pliny is not disposed to be altogether pleased with asclepiades, though he recounts his merits fairly.
The physician asclepiades had a ring with Urania represented upon it.
Athenodorus says hydrophobia, or water-dread, was first discovered in the time of asclepiades.
Is it, then, these facts only which are plainly irreconcilable with the views of asclepiades?
Next he turned to asclepiades, and asked, "What is thy name?"
asclepiades the physician, that it is the concurrent exercitation of the senses.
However, Ruinart states that the judge asclepiades condemned him to be burnt.
Of these was asclepiades, who enjoyed the friendship of Cicero.