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

By: Galen.
Contributor(s): Grant, Mark.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000Description: 1 online resource (ix, 214 p.).ISBN: 0203170458 (electronic bk.); 9780203170458 (electronic bk.); 020313107X (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780203131077 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader).Other title: On food and diet.Uniform titles: Selections. English. 2000 Subject(s): Nutrition -- Early works to 1800 | Diet therapy -- Early works to 1800 | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Nutrition | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diets | MEDICAL -- Nutrition | MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Nutrition | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Food Content Guides | Electronic books | Humoralism | Diet Therapy | FoodGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Galen on food and diet.DDC classification: 613.2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-209) and index.

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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.

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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