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Description - Galen on Food and Diet by Mark Grant

Galen, the personal physician of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, wrote what was long regarded as the definitive guide to a healthy diet, and profoundly influenced medical thought for centuries. Based on his theory of the four humours, these works describe the effects on health of a vast range of foods including lettuce, lard, peaches and hyacinths. This book makes all his texts on food available in English for the first time, and provides many captivating insights into the ancient understanding of food and health.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415232333
ISBN-10: 0415232333
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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