In Galien's time | An exhibition at the Musée Royal de Mariemont

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From 26 May to 02 December 2018.

The "In Galien's time, a Greek doctor in the Roman empire" exhibition re traces the life of this character by describing the medical, pharmacological and sanitary practices of that era. At the Musée Royal de Mariemont, from May 26th to December 2nd, 2018.

Galien in 2018

Follow the life of Galien of Pergamon, famous Greek physician (129 AD – 216) and discover his passions, his travels, how many patients he had. The Musée Royal de Mariemont will take tell you everything about the Prince of Medecine through this exhibition.

A prestigious career

The exhibition will take you back to the 2nd century by presenting stunning pieces of arts and collection items from all around Europe: papyrus scrolls, rare manuscripts, medical instruments, plants, exotic products, portraits, statues, Greek and Latin inscriptions... A full immersion in Galien's world!

The museum will also organise visits, workshops and meetings around the exhibitions.

Travel through time at the Musée Royal de Mariemont!



From 26 May to 02 December 2018.


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