Personal Controversies in Galen's Therapeutical Thought

Danielle Gourevitch


After the important colloquium at Columbia University in New York on popular medicine in Graeco-Roman antiquity, under the guidance of W.V. Harris three years ago (see the Proceedings published by Brill in 2016), I thought that it could be useful to come back to personal doubts and intimate controversies in Galens therapeutic books, whenever he believed that he had to offer some possible solution when there was a serious medical problem to find an answer to.

Key words: Galen - Therapeutics - Intimate controversies

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