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Question 1: This article incorporates text from the ________ Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology by William Smith (1870).
Public domainCopyrightCopyright infringementIntellectual property

Question 2: There is some uncertainty regarding both his age and country, but it seems probable that he practised in the 1st century CE, during the reign of ________ or Vespasian.
AugustusClaudiusNeroCaligula

Question 3: Aretaeus wrote in ________ a general treatise on diseases, which is still extant, and is certainly one of the most valuable relics of antiquity.
Aeolic GreekIonic GreekAncient Greek dialectsDoric Greek

Question 4: Thus he freely administered active ________; he did not object to narcotics; he was much less averse to bleeding; and upon the whole his Materia Medica was both ample and efficient.
AnalgesicLaxativeChemotherapyAntacid

Question 5: The medical opinions of Aretaeus have been discussed by such scholars as Johann Albert Fabricius, ________, and Kurt Sprengel.
Conrad GessnerAlbrecht von HallerWilliam CheseldenHans Sloane

Question 6: Aretaeus (Ἀρεταῖος), is one of the most celebrated of the ancient Greek ________, of whose life, however, few particulars are known.
Medical schoolPhysicianPediatricsMedicine

Question 7: One disease he described was later known as ________ and is common in the world today.
MalabsorptionCoeliac diseaseAutoimmune hepatitisCrohn's disease







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