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" Yes," he said, " that is even more disgraceful than the other."
" Again," I said, " does it not seem a shame to require the aid of medicine, not on account of wounds, or when certain diseases incident to the season attack us, but, owing to laziness and the luxurious style of living which we described, to fill ourselves, as if our bodies were quagmires, with flowings and blowings, and to compel the ingenious sons of Asclepius to give diseases such names as flatulencies and catarrhs ? "
" Indeed," he answered, " these are certainly new and strange names for diseases."
" Such," I said, " as did not exist, I imagine, in the time of Asclepius. And this I infer from the fact that though his sons were present at Troy when Eurypylus, on being wounded, received a potion of Pramnian wine abundantly besprinkled with meal, and with cheese grated on it, which is thought to be an inflammatory mixture, they did not blame the maid who gave him to drink, or censure Patroclus, who was the physician in charge of the case." (49)
" Certainly," said he, " that was a strange drink for a man in his condition."
" Not if you consider," I said, "that before the time of Herodicus this nursing of diseases, which is our present system of medicine, was not, as we are informed, practised by the sons of Asclepius. But Herodicus, being a trainer and at the same time

49. In this reference Plato misquotes Homer, confusing Iliad, xi, 638 ff. with xv, 394 ff.

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