Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-01 - Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Edited by Fridolf Kudlien and Richard J. Durling, this book includes papers presented at the International Galen Symposium in Kiel on Galen's chief therapeutic manual, the Methodus medendi. Papers describe the composition of the book, its surgical content, its emphasis on logic, and its fortuna in medieval Islam and Renaissance
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-17 - Publisher: BRILL
This work studies the vocabulary of Galen, a physician in the 2nd century A.D., as culled from his voluminous works. It covers a wide field in diet, drugs and surgery. It is essential for the study of medical Greek.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-31 - Publisher: Routledge
Examining every aspect of the culture from antiquity to the founding of Constantinople in the early Byzantine era, this thoroughly cross-referenced and fully indexed work is written by an international group of scholars. This Encyclopedia is derived from the more broadly focused Encyclopedia of Greece and the Hellenic Tradition, the
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10 - Publisher: Harvard University Press
"Galen of Pergamum (129-?199/216), physician to the court of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, was a philosopher, scientist, and medical historian, a theoretician and practitioner, who wrote forcefully and prolifically on an astonishing range of subjects and whose impact on later eras rivaled that of Aristotle. Galen synthesized the entirety of