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The Resource Method of medicine, Galen ; edited and translated by Ian Johnston and G.H.R. Horsley

Method of medicine, Galen ; edited and translated by Ian Johnston and G.H.R. Horsley

Label
Method of medicine
Title
Method of medicine
Statement of responsibility
Galen ; edited and translated by Ian Johnston and G.H.R. Horsley
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Contributor
Author
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Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
"Galen of Pergamum (129-?199/216), physician to the court of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, was a philosopher, scientist, and medical historian, a 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 embraced theory, practical knowledge, experiment, logic, and a deep understanding of human life and society. Method of Medicine, a systematic and comprehensive account of the principles of treating injury and disease and one of Galen's greatest and most influential works. Enlivening the detailed case studies are many theoretical and polemical discussions, acute social commentary, and personal reflections. The Loeb Method of medicine is in three volumes."--Book jacket
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SNN
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Text in Greek with English translation on facing pages
LC call number
R126
LC item number
.G3922 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Loeb classical library
Series volume
516-518
Label
Method of medicine, Galen ; edited and translated by Ian Johnston and G.H.R. Horsley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (volume 1, pages cxxxix-cxliv) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Books 1-4 -- v. 2. Books 5-9 -- v. 3. Books 10-14
Dimensions
17 cm.
Extent
3 volumes
Isbn
9780674996793
Isbn Type
(v. 2)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn770748853
  • UtOrBLW
Label
Method of medicine, Galen ; edited and translated by Ian Johnston and G.H.R. Horsley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (volume 1, pages cxxxix-cxliv) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Books 1-4 -- v. 2. Books 5-9 -- v. 3. Books 10-14
Dimensions
17 cm.
Extent
3 volumes
Isbn
9780674996793
Isbn Type
(v. 2)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn770748853
  • UtOrBLW

Library Locations

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