Giulio Alessandrini

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

Biography[edit]

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.

Works[edit]

  • 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.

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