Galen: On Problematical Movements
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BeschreibungA full scholarly edition of one of the most interesting works of Galen of Pergamum.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction; Text and critical apparatus; Sigla; De motibus dubiis; On problematical movements; Hunayn's Arabic version; De motibus membrorum liquidis; Commentary; References; Index fontium; Index.
PortraitVivian Nutton is Emeritus Professor of the History of Medicine at University College London. One of the world's leading experts on Galen, he has published editions of and commentaries on Galen's On Prognosis (1979) and the editio princeps of On my Own Opinions (1999), and is preparing an annotated English translation of the recently discovered Avoiding Distress. He has also edited two collections of essays on Galen, while his Ancient Medicine (2004) is a major synthesis of the history of medicine in classical antiquity from the Greeks to the sixth century CE. Gerrit Bos is Chair of the Martin-Buber-Institute for Jewish Studies at the University of Cologne, and has published widely in the fields of Jewish studies, Islamic studies, Judeao-Arabic texts and medieval Islamic science and medicine. In addition to preparing The Medical Works of Moses Maimonides, Professor Bos is also involved with a series of medical-botanical Arabic-Hebrew-Romance synonym texts written in Hebrew characters, an edition of Ibn al-Jazzar's Zad al-musafir (Viaticum), and an edition of Averroes' commentary on the zoological works of Aristotle, extant only in Hebrew and Latin translations. He received the Maurice Amado Award for his work on Maimonides' medical texts.
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Classical Texts and'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2011
Seitenanzahl: 404 Seiten