On the Natural Faculties (Loeb Classical Library) by Galen, A. J. Brock

By Galen, A. J. Brock

If the paintings of Hippocrates is taken as representing the basis upon which the edifice of old Greek drugs used to be reared, then the paintings of Galen, who lived a few 600 years later, might be regarded upon because the summit of a similar edifice. He used to be born in Pergamum 129 CE, and either there and in different educational centres of the Aegean pursued his scientific reviews prior to being appointed health care provider to the Pergamene gladiators in 157. turning into disappointed with this sort of perform he emigrated to Rome, the place he quickly received acknowledgement because the prime clinical authority of his time and the place, with one short interruption, he remained until eventually his dying in 199. Galen's advantage is to have crystallised or delivered to a spotlight the entire top paintings of the Greek clinical faculties which had preceded his personal time. it truly is basically within the type of Galenism that Greek drugs used to be transmitted to after a long time.

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Chapter VIII Nutrition. Chapter IX These three primary faculties (genesis, growth, have various others subservient to them. Chapter nutrition) X (1) Need of subsidiary Nutrition not a simple process. , of bread (2) Need also of into blood, of that into bone, etc. , much vegetable matter is superfluous. (3) Need of organs of a third kind, for distributing the pabulum through the body. Chapter XI Nutrition analysed into the stages of application {prostheais), The stages adhesion {proxphysis), and assimilation.

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