Galen is an important scientific author in Graeco-Roman antiquity, and likewise super priceless for knowing Graeco-Roman notion and society within the moment century advert. This quantity of essays locates him firmly within the highbrow lifetime of his interval, and hence goals to make larger experience of the scientific and philosophical 'world of information' that he attempts to create. How did Galen current himself as a reader and an writer compared to different intellectuals of his day? especially, how did he type himself as a scientific practitioner, and the way does that self-fashioning relate to the functionality tradition of second-century Rome? Did he see medication as taking up the various conventional roles of philosophy? those and different questions are freshly addressed through best foreign specialists on Galen and the highbrow lifetime of the interval, in a stimulating assortment that mixes studying with accessibility.
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Ka© tinev mn tän xhghsamnwn t¼ bibl©on sasi d©v te grfousin aÉt»n (i. e. Aph. . partially repeats Aph. . ), nioi dì oÉdì Âlwv mmnhntai (Hipp. Aph. . . XVIIIA. . –. ok. ). t© potì oÔn doxe . . . tisi tän xhghsamnwn dªv xhge±sqai (scil. toÆv aÉtoÆv forismoÅv), m toÆv qeoÅv, oÉk cw sumbale±n (Hipp. Aph. . . XVIIIA. . – ok. ). ti te m llon sti tän xhghtän ke©nwn qaumzein, Âsoi dªv xhgoumnoi toÆv aÉtoÆv forismoÆv oÉdì aÉt¼ toÓto prosqesan, Âti deÅteron aÉt¼ poioÓsi. kaª toÅtwn ti m llon Âsoi kaª diaf»rouv xhgseiv grayan, n te toÅtoiv pª t teleut kaª to±v mprosqen pª tän aÉtän e«rhmnoiv (Hipp. Aph. . . –. ok. ). fex v to±v progegrammnoiv forismo±v teroi dÅo sced¼n n pasi to±v ntigrfoiv eËr©skontai, met toÓ kaª toÆv xhghsamnouv t¼ bibl©on ½l©gou de±n pantav mnhmoneÅein aÉtän, ka© tinev xhgoÓntai, ll diaf»rwv £ n to±v mprosqen (Hipp. Aph. . . XVIIIA. . – okay. [on Aph. . Littr´e, Jones]). nioi gr toi tän xhghsamnwn aÉt¼n (scil. Aph. . Littr´e, Jones) oÎ fasin pogoreÅein t¼n ëIppokrthn did»nai çofmata to±v oÌtw diakeimnoiv (Hipp. Aph. . . . – K). See additionally XVIIB. . –, . , . –, . –, . – okay; XVIIIA. . –, . –, . okay. For an exception, see Hipp. Aph. VII. (XVIIIA. . – K): tän dì xhghsamnwn sced¼n pntwn kaª mlista tän palaiottwn. Galen, Hipp. Aph. VII. (XVIIIA. – ok, as emended by means of C. G. Cobet and J. Klein): erhtai d kaª pr»sqen Âti kaª lloi tinv e«sin, xesti gr n to±v safsin Þv n ql tiv grfein, oÉden¼v pª to±v metagrfousi n»mou keimnou, pollkiv d oÉ di tn sfeian, llì Âti yeudv stin ¾ l»gov· di toÓto nagkzontai prosgrfein to±v x rc v eËreqe±sin £ faire±n £ metagrfein, ãsper mlei kaª kat t»nde t¼n forism»n, oÕ tn lxin o¬ prätoi tän xhghsamnwn toÆv forismoÅv, æn stin ¾ ëHrof©leiov bakce±ov, ëHrakle©dhv te kaª ZeÓxiv o¬ mpeiriko©, toiaÅthn tin grfousin· ‘¾k»soiv n ktw Ým Ëpocwr , col v mela©nhv st©n, £ ple©w, ple©onov, £n lssw, lssonovì (Hipp. Aph. . in Galen’s statement = Aph. . within the variations of Littr´e, Jones and Magdelaine). the remainder of Galen’s allusions to ‘the Empiricists’ during this observation don't make clear no matter if he's pertaining to Hellenistic or newer Empiricists. Hipp. Aph. . , . (XVIIB. . –; XVIIIA. . – K). heinrich von staden he composed the 1st model of his personal observation yet whose interpretation of Aphorism . he later vehemently criticised in his opposed to Lycus), in addition to the 2 recognized ‘editors’ of Hippocratic texts, Artemidorus Capito and Dioscorides, let alone anonymous ‘moderns’ (o¬ neÛteroi). it truly is demanding to prevent the influence that Galen, even during this up-to-date ‘private’ remark that has considerably extra references to exegetical predecessors than Galen’s different ‘private’ commentaries, didn't but feel a necessity to parade an in depth wisdom of Hellenistic scholarship – or used to be now not but capable of achieve this. against this, in his commentaries meant for wider stream (pr¼v kdosin), Galen was once frequently at pains to place on show a mastery of the background of Hellenistic Hippocratic exegesis.