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Institutio logica; English translation, introduction, and commentary [by] John Spangler Kieffer by Galen( Book )

53 editions published between 1844 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hippocratic writings by Hippocrates( Book )

99 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galen (129-199 CE) crystallized all the best work of the Greek medical schools which had preceded his own time, including Hippocrates' foundational work six hundred years earlier. It is in the form of Galenism that Greek medicine was transmitted to later ages
Galen : on food and diet by Galen( Book )

16 editions published in 2000 in English and Latin and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the apogee of ancient medical advances stood Galen (AD 129-c. AD 210), once the personal physician to the emperor Marcus Aurelius. A prolific writer, among his surviving works is what he believed to be the definitive guide to a healthy diet, based on the theory of the four humours. In these treatises Galen sets out this theory, which was to be profoundly influential on medicine for many centuries, and describes in fascinating detail the effects on health of a vast range of foods, from lettuce, lard and fish to peaches, pickles and hyacinths." "Galen on Food and Diet makes all these texts available in English for the first time, and provides many captivating insights into the ancient understanding of food and health. With clear translations, supported by a lucid introduction, notes, and an extensive bibliography, this volume is an invaluable resource for classicists, ancient historians and all those interested in the history of food."--Jacket
A translation of Galen's Hygiene, De sanitate tuenda by Galen( Book )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The reader who after having studied a Hippocratic treatise turns to Galen, Hippocrates' greatest admirer and follower, feels rather bewildered. He misses the clarity and simplicity of the Hippocratic writer, his straightforward way of putting things, and finds Galen verbose, quibbling, hairsplitting at times. However, he should not let himself be discouraged, should keep reading and he will soon discover that Galen was a very great physician who has a great deal to say. Times had changed since the days of Hippocrates; almost six centuries had elapsed, generations of sophists had systematized knowledge and taught the art of disputation, and gone were the days of the democratic city states of ancient Greece. Galen wrote most of his books in imperial Rome, in the whirl of a metropolis that was the capital of the entire Western world. Galen's Hygiene is a real mine of information. It shows how highly developed and sophisticated personal hygiene had become since the days of Hippocrates and Diocles. It was not a hygiene for the masses, for the common people but was addressed to a small upper class, was written "for Greeks and for those who, though born barbarians by nature, yet emulate the culture of the Greeks." The Romans of noble birth in the second century A.D. were no longer the Romans of early republican days who were not afraid to handle the plough and take the sword in hand. They were landowners, politicians, administrators who lived in close connection with the imperial court. They were deeply imbued with Greek culture and had the leisure to devote much attention to their physical wellbeing. They had the time and the means to follow the precepts of Galen's hygiene"--Introduction
Galen on language and ambiguity : an English translation of Galen's "De captionibus (On fallacies)" with introduction, text, and commentary by Galen( Book )

14 editions published in 1977 in 4 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galen on antecedent causes by Galen( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three treatises on the nature of science by Galen( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galen on respiration and the arteries by Galen( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected works by Galen( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galen (AD 129-99), researcher and scholar, surgeon and philosopher, logician, herbalist and personal physician to the emperor Marcus Aurelius, was the most influential and multi-faceted medical author of antiquity. This is the first major selection in English of Galen's work, functioning as an essential introduction to his "medical philosophy" and including the first-ever translations of several major works. A detailed Introduction presents a vivid insight into medical practice as well as intellectual and everyday life in ancient Rome
On the therapeutic method by Galen( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the properties of foodstuffs = De alimentorum facultatibus by Galen( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book presents a translation of and detailed commentary on Galen's De alimentorum facultatibus, his major work on the dynamics and kinetics of various foods. It is thus primarily a physiological treatise rather than a materia medica or a work on pathology. Galen commences with short section on the epistemology of medicine, with a discussion on the attainment, through apodeixis, or demonstration, of scientific truth - a discussion which reveals the Aristotelian roots of his thinking. The text then covers a wide range of foods, both common and exotic. Some, such as cereals, legumes, diary products and the grape, receive an emphasis that reflects their importance at the time; others are treated more cursorily. Dr. Powell, a retired physician, discusses Galen's terminology and the background to his views on physiology and pathology in his introduction, while John Wilkins's foreword concentrates on the structural and cultural aspects of the work."--Jacket
On anatomical procedures; the later books by Galen( Book )

6 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galen on medical experience by Galen( Book )

23 editions published between 1944 and 1947 in 4 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek medicine; being extracts illustrative of medical writers from Hippocrates to Galen by Arthur John Brock( Book )

10 editions published between 1929 and 1977 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peri kraseōn. De temperamentis libri III by Galen( Book )

62 editions published between 1556 and 1969 in 6 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galen on the brain : anatomical knowledge and physiological speculation in the second century AD by Julius Rocca( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Alexandrian summaries of Galen's on critical days : editions and translations of the two versions of the Jawāmiʻ by Galen( Book )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Arabic and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galen's impact on Islamic civilization, mainly on medicine but also on physics and philosophy, was enormous. His most important books were mediated through "summaries" which not only shortened, but in some cases also revised Galenic teachings. Several versions of these summaries exist, and their appreciation is critical for a proper understanding of the development of medieval science. This book presents the first editions, translations, and studies of the remaining summaries to On Critical Days . In Galenic theory, fevers develop towards a crisis which will determine the fate of a patient. The cycle of crisis is known through observation, but the search for the cause leads Galen and his later interpreters into the fields of astrology, arithmology, and more
Method of medicine by Galen( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Method of Medicine, Galen (129-199 CE) provides a comprehensive and influential account of the principles of treating injury and disease. Enlivening the detailed case studies are many theoretical and polemical discussions, acute social commentary, and personal reflections
 
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Galen : on food and diet
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controlled identityPseudo-Galenus

Claude Galien

Claude Galien médecin antique

Cláudio Galeno

Claudius 129-199 Galenus

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Claudius Galenus 129-199

Claudius Galenus arts uit Griekenland (129-200)

Claudius Galenus asi 130-asi 199

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Galè

Galè ca. 130-ca. 200 de Pèrgam

Galè, Claudi

Galè, Claudi 130?-200?

Galé de Pèrgam

Galè, de Pèrgam, ca. 130-ca. 200

Galen.

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Galen 129-199

Galen 129-199 von Pergamon

Galen, 129-ca. 200

Galén asi 130-asi 199

Galen ca. 129-ca. 210/216

Galen ca. 130-ca. 200

Galen, Claudius.

Galen, Claudius 129-199

Galen, Claudius, 129-ca. 200

Galen, Claudius ca. 130-ca. 200

Galen iz Pergama

Galen, Klaudije

Galen, Klavdiĭ

Galen Klavdiy

Galen of Pergamon

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Galen von Pergamon 129-199

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Galeni, Claudis, 129-ca. 200

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Galeno, Claudio, 129-ca. 200

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Galeno de Pérgamo

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Galeno Filosofo 129-199

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Galeno medico greco antico

Galeno médico greco-romano da Antigüidade

Galeno médico griego de la antigüedad nacido en Pérgamo

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Galenos griechischer Arzt und Anatom

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Galēnos, Klaudios 129-199

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Galenos, van Pergamon, ca. 129-ca. 210/216

Galenos von Pergamon

Galenos von Pergamon 129-199

Galenos z Pergamu asi 130-asi 199

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Galenus, Aelius 129-199

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Galenus, C. ca. 129-ca. 210/216

Galenus ca. 129-ca. 210/216

Galenus, Cl.

Galenus Claudius

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Galenus, Claudius 129-199

Galenus, Claudius ca. 130-ca. 200

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Galenus Pergamenus.

Galenus Pergamenus 129-199

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Galien ca. 129-ca. 210/216

Galien, Claude

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Galien, Claude 129-199

Galien de Pergame

Galien de Pergame 129-199

Galien de Pergame asi 130-asi 199

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Galiʾeno

Galienos 129-199

Galiʼenu

Galiʾenus

Galienus 129-199

Galienus, Claudius

Galienus Claudius 0131?-0201?

Galienus, Claudius 129-199

Galīnos.

Galinos, a-Rofe

Galīnós, Klaúdios 0131?-0201?

Galinus

Ǧālīnūs 129-199

Ǧālīnūs ca. 129-ca. 210/216

Galinus, ha-Rofe

Jālīnūs 129-199

Kaibel, Georgius 129-199

Klaudijus Galenas

Klaudios Galénos asi 130-asi 199

Klavdiĭ Galen

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Pseudo-Galenus

Pseudo-Galenus 129-199

Pseudogalenus 129-199

Qalen

Γαλῆνος

Γαληνός, Κλαύδιος 0131?-0201?

Гален

Гален, Клавдий

Гален ок.130-ок.200

Гален римский медик, хирург и философ

Клавдий Гален

Клавдій Гален

Ґален

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جالينس

جالينوس

جالينوس 129-199

جالينيوس، حو. 129-199

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Galen : on food and dietGalen on antecedent causesThree treatises on the nature of scienceSelected worksOn the properties of foodstuffs = De alimentorum facultatibusGalen on the brain : anatomical knowledge and physiological speculation in the second century ADMedicine and the making of Roman women : gender, nature, and authority from Celsus to Galen