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Doctor (129 AD — c. 216 AD)


Peter Brain. Galen on Bloodletting: A Study of the Origins, Development, and Validity of His Opinions, with a Translation of the Three Works. Cambridge University Press. 1986. 189pp.

Armelle Debru (editor). Galen on Pharmacology: Philosophy, History, and Medicine. E. J. Brill. 1997. 336pp. Conference papers, 5th International Galen Colloquium, Lille, March 1995.

Luis García-Ballester. Galen and Galenism: Theory and Medical Practice from Antiquity to the European Renaissance. Ashgate Publishing. 2002. 350pp.

R. J. Hankinson (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Galen. Cambridge University Press. 2008. 472pp.

Fridolf Kudlien (editor). Galen's Method of Healing. E. J. Brill. 1982. 205pp. Conference papers, 1982 Galen Symposium.

Vivian Nutton (editor). Galen: Problems and Prospects. Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine. 1981. 281pp. Conference papers, Cambridge University, 1979.

Vivian Nutton. John Caius and the Manuscripts of Galen. Cambridge Philological Society. 1987. 117pp.

Vivian Nutton. The Unknown Galen. Institute of Classical Studies. 2002. 179pp.

Julius Rocca. Galen on the Brain: Anatomical Knowledge and Physiological Speculation in the Second Century AD. E. J. Brill. 2003. 313pp.

George Sarton. Galen of Pergamon. University of Kansas Press. 1954. 112pp.

Rudolph E. Siegel. Galen's System of Physiology and Medicine: An Analysis of His Doctrines and Observations on Bloodflow, Respiration, Tumors and Internal Diseases. Karger. 1968. 419pp.

Owsei Temkin. Galenism: Rise and Decline of a Medical Philosophy. Cornell University Press. 1973. 240pp.

Teun Tieleman. Galen and Chrysippus on the Soul: Argument and Refutation in the De Placitis, Books II-III. E. J. Brill. 1996. 307pp.

R. Walzer. Galen on Jews and Christians. Oxford University Press. 1949. 101pp.


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  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.561)

  6. Greek and Latin Authors 800BC-1000AD (pp.171-74)

  7. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.35)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.192)

  9. Who's Who in the Greek World (p.106)

  10. Who's Who in the Roman World (p.117)

  11. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.186)

  12. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.212)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.153)

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