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Galen On Food and Diet

£22.99

Product description

This soft cover book is in good condition. There are some faint pencil markings on the book's first page where something would appear to have been erased. There are no other markings or annotations. The page edges are clean but the page ends show a dirty mark from having been shelved (see photo). Externally, the front and back covers are intact, their corners are square and the spine remains unbroken.

'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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Author(s):
Grant, Mark
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415232333
ISBN-13:
9780415232333
Number of pages:
214
Publisher:
Routledge

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This soft cover book is in good condition. There are some faint pencil markings on the book's first page where something would appear to have been erased. There are no other markings or annotations. The page edges are clean but the page ends show a dirty mark from having been shelved (see photo). Externally, the front and back covers are intact, their corners are square and the spine remains unbroken.

'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.'

Author(s):
Grant, Mark
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415232333
ISBN-13:
9780415232333
Number of pages:
214
Publisher:
Routledge

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