Dieting for an Emperor

"Diet for an Emperor" presents the first translation into English of Books 1 and 4 of the "Medical Compilations" of Oribasius, together with a commentary assessing the medical theories behind this invaluable source of information on food ...

Dieting for an Emperor

"Diet for an Emperor" presents the first translation into English of Books 1 and 4 of the "Medical Compilations" of Oribasius, together with a commentary assessing the medical theories behind this invaluable source of information on food and diet in the Roman Empire.

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Dieting for an Emperor
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Oribasius
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: BRILL

"Diet for an Emperor" presents the first translation into English of Books 1 and 4 of the "Medical Compilations" of Oribasius, together with a commentary assessing the medical theories behind this invaluable source of information on food and diet in the Roman Empire.
Dieting for an Emperor
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Grant
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-10-01 - Publisher: BRILL

Diet for an Emperor presents the first translation into English of Books 1 and 4 of the Medical Compilations of Oribasius, together with a commentary assessing the medical theories behind this invaluable source of information on food and diet in the Roman Empire.
Galen on Food and Diet
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Mark Grant
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-04 - Publisher: Routledge

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
Tätigkeitsfelder und Erfahrungshorizonte des ländlichen Menschen in der frühmittelalterlichen Grundherrschaft (bis ca. 1000)
Language: de
Pages: 408
Authors: Dieter Hägermann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag

Um die Erforschung der fruehmittelalterlichen Grundherrschaft haben sich seit den Achtziger Jahren vor allem deutsche, belgische und franz�sische Forscher in enger, grenzueberschreitender Kooperation verdient gemacht. Der von Brigitte Kasten im Fruehjahr 2004 zu Ehren von Dieter H�germann versammelte, internationale Kreis von Historikern, Arch�ologen und Philologen griff weit ueber die Analyse
Text and Transmission
Language: de
Pages: 340
Authors: Klaus-Dietrich Fischer, Diethard Nickel, Paul M. J. Potter
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: BRILL

This collection of thirteen studies by leading experts is devoted to particular problems of the textual transmission of ancient medicine in papyri, manuscripts and printed books, and to select questions relating to the interpretation of these sources and their historical significance.