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On his return to Pergamon, he worked as physician to the Roman gladiators. Galen wrote that the gladiators’ wounds were as “windows into the body.” Since 150 CE, Roman law had forbidden the dissection of human corpses, so these injuries gave him valuable practical insights into anatomy.

ref: Gareth Jones(2019)《Scientists Who Changed History》,DK

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