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Dr Piero Tassinari 

  • Overview
Dr Piero Tassinari
Position:Associate Tutor in Greek and Latin

Research Interests

  • Galen
  • Byzantine medicine (Aetius of Amida, Theophilus)
  • Diagnostics
  • Mediterranean healing sanctuaries

Selected publications

Galen: Psychological Works (2013) edited by Peter Singer, translated with introduction and notes by Vivian Nutton, Daniel Davies and Peter Singer, with the collaboration of Piero Tassinari, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Piero Tassinari (forthcoming 2014) ‘From Kos to Pergamon: Hippocrates and Galen on the signs of disease’, in Bergama International Symposium: Ancient Medicine and Galen of Pergamon.

Research projects

  • Towards a Galen in English (Wellcome)
  • Theophilus on the residuals of the human body
  • Diagnosis




  • Postgraduate Latin I - 20 credits (HST022)
  • Postgraduate Greek I - 20 credits (HST024)