GALEN Claudius


GALEN Claudius
(130-200)
   Greek physician and author whose works, especially on medicine, deeply influenced both CHRISTIAN and ISLAMIC thought.

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  • Galen — m English: from the name of the Graeco Roman medical writer Claudius Galēnus (AD ?130–?200). His name appears to represent a Latinized form of a Greek name derived from galēnē calm …   First names dictionary

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  • Claudius (Rom) — Die Claudier (lateinisch Claudii oder gens Claudia) waren eine der ältesten römischen Patrizierfamilien (gentes maiores). Kaiser Claudius Jahrhundertelang waren ihre Mitglieder in der Stadt und im Reich an führenden Stellen tätig, seit dem 4.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Claudius (gens) — The gens Claudia was one of the oldest families in ancient Rome, and for centuries its members were regularly leaders of the city and empire.The family was traditionally held to have begun with Attius Clausus , a Sabine who favored peace with… …   Wikipedia


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