Hygiene (Book, 2018) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Author: Claudius Galenus; Ian Johnston
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2018 ©2018
Series: Loeb classical library, 535; Loeb classical library, 536
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Galen of Pergamum (129-?199/216), physician to the court of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, was a philosopher, scientist, medical historian, 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 Greek medicine as a basis for his own doctrines and practice, which comprehensively  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Named Person: Galen.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claudius Galenus; Ian Johnston
ISBN: 9780674997134 0674997131
Language Note: Parallel græsk og engelsk tekst med indledningog noter på engelsk
OCLC Number: 1022767742
Notes: Originaltitel: De sanitate tuenda
Originaltitel: Thrasybulus
Originaltitel: De parvae pilae exercitio
Includes indexes
Description: 2 bd. ; 17 cm
Contents: I. Hygiene, books 1-4 lxxx, 443 sider ISBN 9780674997127 ISBN 0674997123 --
II. Hygiene, books 5-6 Thrasybulus On exercise with a small ball 416 sider ISBN 9780674997134 ISBN 0674997131
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 535; Loeb classical library, 536
Responsibility: Galen ; edited and translated by Ian Johnston


In his treatises Hygiene, Thrasybulus, and On Exercise with a Small Ball, Galen of Pergamum addresses topics of preventive medicine, health, and wellness that continue to resonate with practices of  Read more...
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"Ian Johnston's excellent translation of Hygiene is the best appreciation yet of the classic."-Stanley M. Burstein and Caleb E. Finch, Nature

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