Giulio Alessandrini

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Giulio Alessandrini (Latin Julius Alexandrinus or Julius Alexandrinus von Neustein; 1506 – 25 August 1590) was an Italian physician, author, and poet.


Giulio Alessandrini was born in Trento. He studied philosophy at the University of Padua. He was physician to emperors Ferdinand I, Maximilian II, and Rudolph II.

He was a devoted follower of Galen and translated many of Galen's works into Latin, adding his own commentary. He died in Civezzano.


  • De medicina et medico dialogus. Zurich, 1557.
  • In Galeni præcipua scripta, annotationes quæ commentariorum loco esse possunt. Accessit Trita illa de theriaca quaestio. Basel, 1581.
  • Pædotrophia carmine (1559).
  • Paedotrophia sive de puerorum educatione. Liber ab auctore recognitus. Ejusdem carmina alia. Trent, 1586.
  • Salubrium, sive de sanitate tuenda, libri triginta tres. Cologne, 1575 — A treatise on hygiene complied from ancient authors.