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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Galen

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famous Greek physician, born at Pergamus, in Illyria, where, after studying in various cities, he settled in 158; subsequently he went to Rome, and eventually became physician to the emperors M. Aurelius, L. Verus, and Severus; of his voluminous writings 83 treatises are still extant, and these treat on a varied array of subjects, philosophical as well as professional; for centuries after his death his works were accepted as authoritative in the matter of medicine (131-201).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Galen'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/g/galen.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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