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Galen, Rome and the Second Sophistic

Elliott, Christopher Jon


Galen of Pergamum is principally famous for his works on anatomy, medicine and moral philosophy. He is also noted for his acerbic temperament, his affirmations of his own brilliance and his denigration of the education, morals and lifestyle of his medical opponents and of anyone who viewed differently the things that he held dear. On his arrival in Rome he used a variety of techniques reminiscent of those used by the sophists in order to establish his place amongst the social and intellectual...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a2cb8ae9f3


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