Marcellus Empiricus (ca. 395 C.E.)
A Gallic-Roman writer born at Bordeaux in the fourth century.
He was magister officiorum under Theodosius (379–395
C.E.). He wrote a work called De medicamentis conspiricis physicis
ac rationalibus, a collection of medical recipes, for the most part
having more in common with popular superstition than with
medical science.