The Prince of Medicine: Galen in the Roman Empire

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The remarkable career of Galen of Pergamum (A.D. 129 - 216) began as a provincial medic tending to wounded gladiators in Asia Minor. It ended at the very heart of Roman power as one of a small circle of court physicians to the Emperor Marcus Aurelius. This is the first ever authoritative biography of this brilliant, audacious, and profoundly influential figure. Like many Greek intellectuals living in the high Roman Empire, Galen was a prodigious polymath, writing on subjects as varied as ethics and eczema, grammar and gout. ...

The Prince of Medicine: Galen in the Roman Empire 2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

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The Prince of Medicine: Galen in the Roman Empire 2013, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

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The Prince of Medicine: Galen in the Roman Empire 2013, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199605453

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