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Galen On the Properties of Foodstuffs by Galen.

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • Dietetics & nutrition,
  • History of medicine,
  • Physiology,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • History,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • History : Ancient - Greece,
  • Medical / History,
  • Ancient - General

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJohn Wilkins (Foreword)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7715234M
ISBN 100521036208
ISBN 109780521036207

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