Ayala, Gabriel

, a physician, of a Spanish family, studied at Antwerp, about the beginning of the sixteenth century, and took his doctor’s degree in medicine at Louvain in 1556. He practised chiefly at Brussels, and was appointed physician -pensionary to that city. He was also esteemed among his learned contemporaries, on account of his poetical talents, and taste in polite literature. His works are 1. “Populariaepigrammata medica.” 2. “Carmen pro vera Medicina.” 3. “De Lue pestilenti.” 4. “Elegiarum liber unus,” printed together, Antwerp, 1562, 4to. 2


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