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1,400-year-old medicinal treatise of Galen found hidden under hymns in ancient manuscript

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1,400-year-old medicinal treatise of Galen found hidden under hymns in ancient manuscript.

A 6th century translation of a work of one of the most important ancient Greek doctors has been discovered in an animal-hide manuscript, hidden underneath text of 1,000-year-old hymns. The palimpsest text holds important clues on how the ancients treated patients.

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