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Publisher Description

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.

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2002
January 4
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
224
Pages
PUBLISHER
Taylor and Francis
SELLER
Taylor & Francis Group
SIZE
754.4
KB