On the Properties of Foodstuffs (De Alimentorum Facultatibus)

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Index
absorption 21–;2
acorns see famine
aigilops 69, 169
Alcmaeon 10
alektryô;n; alektoris see hen
Aleppo see Beroia
alexanders 105
Alexandria xi, xiv, 41–;3, 64, 94, 96
alkalinity 144
almond 93–;4
aloes (aloe vera) 9, 37, 161
alphita see barley meal
anadosis, meaning of 21–;2; and see distribution
anarmoi onkoi 176
anatomy
human, cultural taboo on 7
morbid (pathological) 7
Anonymus Londinensis 5
anorexia 87, 90
aphronitron 113, 178
apodeixis see demonstration
apothermos 55; and see must
appetite 15, 111
not indiscriminate 15
role of cardio-oesophageal region in 15, 92
role of vagus nerves in 15
apple 86–;8
Armenian see apricot
Cydonian see quince
Medean see citron
Persian see peach
Strouthian see quince
apple-melon 33, 71, 74, 83
apricot 34, 86, 174
aquatic animals 135; and see appendix II
and water quality 135–;6, 140–;1
and water type 136
arachos; arakos xiii, 172
Ariston 37, 160
Aristophanes xiii, xiv, 64
Aristotle 9–;10, 14, 24, 109, 154–;5, 157; and see faculty; mesotê;s
Aristotle, works
Generation of Animals 178
History of Animals 24, 184
On the Soul 14
Parts of Animals 24
Parva naturalia 157
Posterior Analytics 154
artichoke 178
arum, Egyptian 109–;10
Asclepiades 176
Asia xiv, 53, 110
asparagoi 107–;8, 178
asphodel 111
assimilation see metabolic pathway; nutrition, Galen’s definition of
astringency 37–;8, 62, 86, 88–;9
athletes and food 115; and see training
Atticizers xiv–;xv, xvii, 18–;19, 80–;2, 91, 94, 103–;4
attribute see property
axeweed 172
axioms, development of 154
balanoi see mast
barley 37, 49–;50
barley-cake 50–;1
meal 168
and see bread; ptisane
basil 106
beans, broad (faba) 59–;60
Egyptian 60
beef 31, 115
beet 101–;2
and lentil 38
as drug 102
Beroia 94
bile, black 12, 58, 115; and see melancholia
bile, yellow 12, 31, 33–;4
biles, ‘other’ 33, 149, 158

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Table of contents

  • Galen - On the Properties of Foodstuffs i
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Foreword ix
  • Preface xxiii
  • Acknowledgements xxvi
  • Introduction 1
  • Galen’s Medical and Scientific Terminology 20
  • Translation 29
  • Commentary 153
  • Appendix I- List of Plants with Greek and Botanical Names 186
  • Appendix II- List of Fishes with Common Names in English and Greek, and Linnaean Taxonomies 190
  • Ancient Sources 192
  • References 195
  • Index 199
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