Galien de Pergame: Un Medicin Grec A Rome


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English summary: Born in Pergamum at the beginning of the 2nd century AD, Galen (129-216) was instructed by a father whom he loved dearly, so much that it was only until after his death that he decided to leave his hometown to become part of the Hippocratic tradition of itinerant doctors. After healing gladiators, he settled down in Rome; his role as Commodus' official doctor allowed him to devote time to his research. Revered and envied by others, he was forced to leave Rome shortly after Commodus' death. Despite the ...

Galien de Pergame: Un Medicin Grec A Rome 2012, Les Belles Lettres, Paris

ISBN-13: 9782251381176


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