Galen's reception in Byzantium: Symeon Seth and his refutation of Galenic theories on human physiology

Bouras-Vallianatos, P. and Xenophontos, S. (2015) Galen's reception in Byzantium: Symeon Seth and his refutation of Galenic theories on human physiology. Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies, 55(2), pp. 431-469.

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Abstract

In contrast to the usual respect for Galen in the Byzantine medical tradition, Symeon Seth’s Refutation (s. XI), edited and translated here, is a sustained effort to discredit his authority.

Item Type:Articles
Additional Information:Critical edition with English translation of Symeon Seth's ᾽Αντιρρητικὸς πρὸς Γαληνόν", [with P. Bouras-Vallianatos] at pp. 458-469.
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Xenofontos, Dr Sofia
Authors: Bouras-Vallianatos, P., and Xenophontos, S.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Classics
Journal Name:Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies
Publisher:Duke University
ISSN:0017-3916

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