TITLE

Galen's Pergamum

AUTHOR(S)
Pearcy, Lee T.
PUB. DATE
November 1985
SOURCE
Archaeology;Nov/Dec85, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Galen, the physician, philosopher and the most distinguished native of Antonine Pergamum. Personal background; Role of Galen as a transmitter of ancient Greek medicine; Life and writings of Galen; Social and cultural forces that shaped Galen's early career; Tensions beneath the Second Sophistic's race for tranquility.
ACCESSION #
16268998

 

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