Item description for Stephanus the Philosopher and Physician: Commentary on Galen's Therapeutics to Glaucon (Studies in Ancient Medicine) by Keith Dickson...
This volume presents an edition of the commentary by Stephanus of Athens, the 7th-century physician and philosopher, on Book One of Galen's "Therapeutics to Glaucon". It comprises introduction, Greek text with critical apparatus and index of sources, English translation, notes, bibliography and index. As one of the few medical texts to date from this period, and one of the most detailed and complete, the commentary sheds light on the nature and extent of medical education in the West, on the eve of the Arab conquest.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.5" Height: 10" Weight: 1.6 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1998
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004109358 ISBN13 9789004109353