Aichteent-century portrait o Galenus bi Georg Paul Busch

Aelius Galenus or Claudius Galenus (/ɡəˈlnəs/;[1] Greek: Κλαύδιος Γαληνός; AD 129 – c. 200/c. 216), better kent as Galen o Pergamon (/ˈɡlən/),[2] wis a prominent Greek pheesician, surgeon an filosofer in the Roman empire.[3][4][5]


  1. "Galenus" entry in Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 2001.
  2. "Galen" entry in Collins English Dictionary, HarperCollins Publishers, 1998.
  3. "Life, death, and entertainment in the Roman Empire". David Stone Potter, D. J. Mattingly (1999). University of Michigan Press. p. 63. ISBN 0-472-08568-9
  4. "Galen on bloodletting: a study of the origins, development, and validity of his opinions, with a translation of the three works". Peter Brain, Galen (1986). Cambridge University Press. p.1. ISBN 0-521-32085-2
  5. Nutton Vivian (1973). "The Chronology of Galen's Early Career". Classical Quarterly. 23 (1): 158–171. doi:10.1017/S0009838800036600. PMID 11624046.