Theodora, Aetius of Amida, and Procopius: Some Possible Connections

John Scarborough

Abstract


Aetius’ gynecological Tetrab. Book 16, showing his detailed knowledge of con­traceptives, abortifacients, and surgical procedures, is consistent with the sparse testimony that he held a public position and may have been court doctor to Theodora and her entourage.

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