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Hygiene, Volume I

Books 1–4

Galen

Edited and translated by Ian Johnston

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$28.00 • £19.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674997127

Publication Date: 01/08/2018

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528 pages

4-1/4 x 6-3/8 inches

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  • Acknowledgments
  • General Introduction
    • Hygiene before Galen
    • Galen’s System of Hygiene
      • Foundations
        • Concepts and Definitions
        • Structure
        • Function
      • Principles
      • Methods
    • Galen’s Writings on Hygiene
    • Specific Issues
      • Fatigue
      • Old Age
      • “Healthy” Dyskrasias
    • Terminology
    • Texts and Translations
    • Summaries of the Six Books
      • Book 1
        • 1. Preliminary Theoretical Considerations (1–4)
        • 2. Health and Hygiene (5–6)
        • 3. Hygiene for the First Stage of Life (7–11)
        • 4. Superfluities and Their Excretion (12–14)
        • 5. Synopsis (15)
      • Book 2
        • 1. Hygiene for the Third Seven-Year Period (1–2)
        • 2. Massage (3, 4, and 6)
        • 3. Terminology (5)
        • 4. Exercises and Massage (7–11)
        • 5. Conclusions (12)
      • Book 3
        • 1. Introduction (1)
        • 2. Apotherapy (2–3)
        • 3. Baths (4)
        • 4. Fatigues (5–9)
        • 6. Exercises (11–13)
      • Book 4
        • 1. Fatigue in General (1–3)
        • 2. Wound-like Fatigues (4–9)
        • 3. Tensive and Inflammation-like Fatigues (10)
        • 4. Some General Thought on Concoction / Digestion (11)
      • Book 5
        • 1. General and Theoretical Considerations (1–2)
        • 2. Hygiene for the Aged (3–10)
        • 3. Correction of Dyskrasias Compatible with Health (11–12)
      • Book 6
        • 1. General Considerations (1–2)
        • 2. Dyskrasias—Regular and Anomalous (3–8)
        • 3. Problems Due to Fluxes from the Head (9–13)
        • 4. Miscellaneous (14–15)
  • General Bibliography
    • Texts and Translations of the Hygiene (De Sanitate Tuenda)
    • Translations of Other Relevant Galenic Works
    • General Works
  • Abbreviations
    • Works of Galen Cited in This Edition
    • Reference Works
  • Hygiene
    • Book I
    • Book II
    • Book III
    • Book IV

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