Galen, On Temperaments

LCL 546: 208-209

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καὶ θερμῶν ἅπασαν τὴν μέθοδον, ἐφεξῆς οὕτω βιβλίον ὅλον ὑπὲρ ἀνωμάλου δυσκρασίας ἔγνωκα γράψαι. τελειωθήσεται γὰρ ἅπας ἡμῖν ὁ περὶ κράσεων λόγος εἴς τε τὴν θεραπευτικὴν μέθοδον οὐ σμικρὰς ἀφορμὰς παρέξει.

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ON TEMPERAMENTS, BOOK II

wet, dry, cold and hot. I have decided next to write a whole book about the non-uniform dyskrasia, so my whole discussion about krasias will be completed and will provide no small resource for the therapeutic method.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.galen-temperaments.2020