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People/Characters: Galen

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The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton
Archangel's Kiss by Nalini Singh
Assassin's Apprentice by Robin Hobb
Astonishing Ancient World Scientists: Eight Great Brains (Great Scientists and Famous Inventors) by Amy Graham
Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery by Richard Hollingham
The Brain: A Very Short Introduction by Michael O'Shea
Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch
The Christians as the Romans Saw Them by Robert Louis Wilken
Darkest Dawn by R. L. Stine
The Darkest Facts: A Lords of the Underworld Companion by Gena ShowalterKeeper of Hope
The Darkest Lie by Gena ShowalterKeeper of Hope
The Darkest Passion by Gena ShowalterKeeper of Hope
The Darkest Prison by Gena ShowalterKeeper of Hope
The Darkest Surrender by Gena ShowalterKeeper of Hope
The Darkest Whisper by Gena ShowalterKeeper of Hope
Darkling Seas by Madelaine Montague
The Dictes and Sayings of the Philosophers by John William Sutton
Divine Misdemeanors by Laurell K. Hamilton
Doubt : a history by Jennifer Michael Hechtthe Physician
Dragonslayer [1981 film] by Matthew RobbinsPeter MacNicol
Earth Moves by Lacey Thorn
The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language by Mark Forsyth
Flesh and stone: the body and the city in Western civilization by Richard Sennett
Fragments by Dan Wells
Galen on bloodletting : a study of the origins, development and validity of his opinions, with a translation of the three works by Peter Brain
Galen: My Life in Imperial Rome by Marissa Moss
Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe
Gout: The Patrician Malady by Roy Porter
The Highlander's Bargain by Barbara Longley
Hold Back the Dark (Bishop/Special Crimes Unit) by Kay Hooper
The Horizon Book of the Elizabethan World by Lacey Baldwin Smith
The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance by Jim Al-Khalili
How Shakespeare cleaned his teeth and Cromwell treated his warts : secrets of the 17th century medicine cabinet by Katherine Knight
Ice Water in Hell by Carol Lynne
The Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansennot in English Common Knowledge
King Kobold Revived by Christopher Stasheff
Lords of the Underworld Bundle: The Darkest Fire | The Darkest Night | The Darkest Kiss | The Darkest Pleasure by Gena ShowalterKeeper of Hope
Magyk by Angie Sagethe Physic Woman
Medieval and Early Modern Science, Volume I: Science in the Middle Ages: V-XIII Centuries by A. C. Crombie
Midnight Games by R. L. Stine
Migraine Art: The Migraine Experience from Within by Klaus Podoll
Minds behind the Brain: A History of the Pioneers and Their Discoveries by Stanley Finger
Moonlight Secrets by R. L. Stine
Out of the Flames: The Remarkable Story of a Fearless Scholar, a Fatal Heresy, and One of the Rarest Books in the World by Lawrence Goldstone
Paladin's Grace by T Kingfisher
Paladin's Hope by T Kingfisher
Paladin's Strength by T Kingfisher
Patients and Practitioners: Lay Perceptions of Medicine in Pre-industrial Society (Cambridge Studies in the History of Medicine) by Roy Porter
The Prince of Medicine: Galen in the Roman Empire by Susan P. Mattern
The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansennot in English Common Knowledge
Ruins by Dan Wells
Sonic the Hedgehog Adventure Gamebook 2: Zone Rangers by James Wallis
Stillwater Vol. 1: Rage, Rage by Chip Zdarsky
Swallowing Darkness by Laurell K. Hamilton
The Transformers 156: Trial by Fire! (part one) by Bob Budiansky
The Transformers 157: Trial by Fire! (part two) by Bob Budiansky
Trinity by Lauren Dane
True to the Highlander by Barbara Longley
Xena: Warrior Princess - Season One by Robert TapertRon Smith
Yo, Julia by Santiago Posteguillo

Character description

Aelius Galenus or Claudius Galenus (/ɡəˈliːnəs/; Greek: Κλαύδιος Γαληνός; September 129 AD – c. 200/c. 216), often Anglicized as Galen and better known as Galen of Pergamon (/ˈɡeɪlən/), was a prominent Greek physician, surgeon and philosopher in the Roman Empire. Arguably the most accomplished of all medical researchers of antiquity, Galen influenced the development of various scientific disciplines, including anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, and neurology, as well as philosophy and logic.


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