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Galen is the most important medical writer in Graeco-Roman antiquity, and also extremely valuable for understanding Graeco-Roman thought and society in the second century AD. This volume of essays locates him firmly in the intellectual life of his period, and thus aims to make better sense of the medical and philosophical 'world of knowledge' that he tries to create. How d ...more
Hardcover, 327 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by Cambridge University Press (first published December 10th 2009)
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