Galen and the Gateway to Medicine (Living History Library)

by Jeanne Bendick

Paperback, 2002

Status

Available

Local notes

921 GAL

Barcode

5683

Collection

Publication

Bethlehem Books (2002), 131 pages

Description

Biography of a medical researcher who was born in 129 A.D. and whose work was a standard for the next 1300 years.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

131 p.; 5.5 x 0.5 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member mwittkids
Galen was the chief physician to the gladiators. (Cool!) He was also the first to show that arteries carry blood, not air.
LibraryThing member ScienceOlympiad
Galen was the chief physician to the gladiators. He was the first to show arteries carry blood not air.

Pages

131

Rating

(14 ratings; 4.5)
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