Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.

AEgineta Paulus

AEgineta, Paulus, a Greek physician and voluminous writer of the 7th century a.d. His works form a mine of information on the surgery of his time.

“God often bestows temporal prosperities on the wicked, to show how lightly he esteems what the world is so dazzled with; but crosses he reserves for his own, whom he would humble under his Almighty hand, and make them the objects of his delight.”