Hygiene (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Author: Galen; Ian Johnston
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Loeb classical library, 535-536.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Loeb classical library /
"Galen of Pergamum (AD 129-?199/216), physician to the court of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, was a philosopher, scientist, medical historian, 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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bilingual books
Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Named Person: Galen.; Galen.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Galen; Ian Johnston
ISBN: 9780674997127 0674997123 9780674997134 0674997131
OCLC Number: 1017755062
Language Note: Texts in Greek with English translation on facing pages; introductions and notes in English.
Notes: Volume 2 includes two additional works by Galen: Thrasybulus; and, On exercise with a small ball.
Description: 2 volumes ; 17 cm
Contents: Vol. 1. Hygiene. Books I-IV --
Vol. 2. Hygiene. Books V-VI, Thrasybulus [On whether hygiene belongs to medicine or gymnastics], On exercise with a small ball.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 535-536.
Other Titles: On whether hygiene belongs to medicine or gymnastics.
On exercise with a small ball.
Responsibility: Galen ; edited and translated by Ian Johnston.


In his treatises Hygiene, Thrasybulus, and On Exercise with a Small Ball, Galen of Pergamum addresses topics of preventive medicine, health, and wellness that continue to resonate with practices of  Read more...


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"Ian Johnston's excellent translation of Hygiene is the best appreciation yet of the classic."-Stanley M. Burstein and Caleb E. Finch, Nature

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