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Galen on food and diet / [translation and notes by] Mark Grant.

Galen. (Author). Grant, Mark, 1960- (Added Author).
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Subject: Nutrition > Early works to 1800.
Diet therapy > Early works to 1800.
Humoralism.
Diet Therapy.
Food.
Genre: Electronic books.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0203170458
  • ISBN: 9780203170458
  • ISBN: 020313107X
  • ISBN: 9780203131077
  • ISBN: 1280335750
  • ISBN: 9781280335754
  • ISBN: 9780415232333
  • ISBN: 0415232333
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 214 pages)
  • Publisher: London ; Routledge, 2000.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-209) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. On the humours -- Ch. 3. On black bile -- Ch. 4. On uneven bad temperament -- Ch. 5. On the causes of disease -- Ch. 6. On barley soup -- Ch. 7. On the power of foods: Book 1 -- Ch. 8. On the power of foods: Book 2 -- Ch. 9. On the power of foods: Book 3.
Summary: The first English translation of Galen's classic texts on health and food. Supported by a lucid introduction, notes and an extensive bibliography this elegant translation will be a must for all classicists, ancient historians and food lovers.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
Summary: The first English translation of Galen's classic texts on health and food. Supported by a lucid introduction, notes and an extensive bibliography this elegant translation will be a must for all classicists, ancient historians and food lovers.

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