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The Resource Prince of Medicine : Galen in the Roman Empire, Susan P. Mattern

Prince of Medicine : Galen in the Roman Empire, Susan P. Mattern

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Prince of Medicine : Galen in the Roman Empire
Title
Prince of Medicine
Title remainder
Galen in the Roman Empire
Statement of responsibility
Susan P. Mattern
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Galen of Pergamum (A.D. 129 - ca. 216) began his remarkable career tending to wounded gladiators in provincial Asia Minor. Later in life he achieved great distinction as one of a small circle of court physicians to the family of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, at the very heart of Roman society. Susan Mattern's The Prince of Medicine offers the first authoritative biography in English of this brilliant, audacious, and profoundly influential figure. Like many Greek intellectuals living in the high Roman Empire, Galen was a prodigious polymath, writing on subjects as varied as ethics and eczema, gramma
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Cataloging source
IDEBK
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1966-
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Mattern, Susan P.
Dewey number
610.9/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
R534
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galen
  • Physicians
  • Physicians
  • Galen
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • MEDICAL
  • Physicians
  • Greece
  • Rome (Empire)
  • Medicin
Label
Prince of Medicine : Galen in the Roman Empire, Susan P. Mattern
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations of Galen's Works; Chronological Chart; List of Maps; Prologue: THE RANCID CHEESE; Chapter One: PERGAMUM; Chapter Two: LEARNING MEDICINE; Chapter Three: THE GLADIATORS; Chapter Four: ROME; Chapter Five: ANATOMY AND BOETHUS; Chapter Six: MARCUS AURELIUS AND THE PLAGUE; Chapter Seven: GALEN AND HIS PATIENTS; Chapter Eight: THE FIRE; Epilogue: EAST AND WEST; OR, GALEN AND TWO DISCIPLES; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
847140351
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199986149
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)847140351
Label
Prince of Medicine : Galen in the Roman Empire, Susan P. Mattern
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations of Galen's Works; Chronological Chart; List of Maps; Prologue: THE RANCID CHEESE; Chapter One: PERGAMUM; Chapter Two: LEARNING MEDICINE; Chapter Three: THE GLADIATORS; Chapter Four: ROME; Chapter Five: ANATOMY AND BOETHUS; Chapter Six: MARCUS AURELIUS AND THE PLAGUE; Chapter Seven: GALEN AND HIS PATIENTS; Chapter Eight: THE FIRE; Epilogue: EAST AND WEST; OR, GALEN AND TWO DISCIPLES; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
847140351
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199986149
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)847140351

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