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Galen : psychological writings / edited by P.N. Singer ; translated with introductions and notes by Vivian Nutton, Daniel Davies and P.N. Singer ; with the collaboration of Piero Tassinari.

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About this work

Also known as

Works. Selections. English. 2014


Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Physical description

xvii, 539 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-474) and indexes.


Avoiding distress -- Character traits -- The diagnosis and treatment of the affections and errors peculiar to each person's soul -- The capacities of the soul depend on the mixtures of the body.

Language note

Translated from the Greek and Arabic with Greek and Arabic glossaries and indexes.


  • English
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • Arabic

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    History of Medicine
    BJK /SIN
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