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  • Galen
    • When and where
      • 129-199AD
      • Greek doctor in Roman Empire
    • Discovery
      • Adapted the theory of the 4 humours and added his theory of opposites
    • Discovery
      • Dissection - learnt about anatomy but made some mistakes because he dissected animals
      • Galen's plague
    • Short Term impact
      • Became famous as the Emperor's physician
    • Long term impact
      • Galen was the basis of medical training for well over 1000 years - because he fit in with ideas of Christianity and Islam
  • Galen's plague


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