CHARACTERS Galen and the Rhetoric of Healing
REVIEW ô Galen and the Rhetoric of Healing Susan P. Mattern î 1 REVIEW Galen is the most important physician of the Roman imperial era Many of his theories and practices were the basis for medical knowledge for centuries after his death and some practices like checking a patient’s pulse are still used today He also left a vast corpus of writings which makes up a full one eighth of all surviving ancient Greek literature Through her readings of hundreds of Galen’s case histories Susan P Mattern presents the f.
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REVIEW ô Galen and the Rhetoric of Healing Susan P. Mattern î 1 REVIEW Irst systematic investigation of Galen’s clinical practiceGalen’s patient narratives illuminate fascinating interplay among the craft of healing social class professional competition ethnicity and gender Mattern describes the public competitive and masculine nature of medicine among the urban elite and analyzes the relationship between clinical practice and power in the Roman household She also finds that although Galen is usually percei.Susan P. Mattern î 1 REVIEW
REVIEW ô Galen and the Rhetoric of Healing Susan P. Mattern î 1 REVIEW Ved as self absorbed and self promoting his writings reveal him as sensitive to the patient’s history symptoms perceptions and even wordsExamining his professional interactions in the context of the world in which he lived and practiced Galen and the Rhetoric of Healing provides a fresh perspective on a foundational figure in medicine and valuable insight into how doctors thought about their patients and their practice in the ancient world.
- Galen and the Rhetoric of Healing
- Susan P. Mattern
- 08 January 2020