Apsirtus of Prussa
Author(s) : Fafouti Stamatia (17/5/2002)Translation : Panourgia Klio
For citation: Fafouti Stamatia, "Apsirtus of Prussa",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7720>
Apsirtus was one of the greatest veterinarians of antiquity. He composed valuable works concerning the care and treatment of horses and possibly held an important office in the imperial court.
Date and Place of Death
Date and Place of Birth
2nd or 3rd century AD
2. Equine veterinary in Antiquity
3. Tradition and influence of his work
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