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Medieval and Early Renaissance Medicine: An Introduction to Knowledge and Practice
Western Europe supported a highly developed and diverse medical community in the late medieval and early Renaissance periods. In her absorbing history of this complex era in medicine, SiraisiExpand
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The Music of Pulse in the Writings of Italian Academic Physicians (Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries)
IT is well known that the belief that music is inherent in the beating of the pulse was widely held throughout the Middle Ages. Numerous brief but explicit statements of this belief, and of theExpand
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The Clock and the Mirror: Girolamo Cardano and Renaissance Medicine
Preface and Acknowledgments Ch. 2Practitioner and Patients Pt. 2Theory and Practice Ch. 4Time, Body, Food: The Parameters of Health Pt. 3The Old and the New Ch. 6The New Hippocrates Pt. 4MedicalExpand
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Natural Particulars: Nature and the Disciplines in Renaissance Europe
This volume examines the transformation in ways of studying naturethat took place in Western Europe during the fifteenth and sixteenthcenturies. This volume examines the transformation in ways ofExpand
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Anatomizing the past: physicians and history in Renaissance culture.
  • N. Siraisi
  • History, Medicine
  • Renaissance quarterly
  • 2000
In many different ways Renaissance physicians concerned themselves with the reading and writing of history. This article examines the role of historical interests in learned medical culture and theExpand
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Avicenna in Renaissance Italy: The Canon and Medical Teaching in Italian Universities after 1500
The Canon of Avicenna, one of the principal texts of Arabic origin to be assimilated into the medical learning of medieval Europe, retained importance in Renaissance and early modern EuropeanExpand
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Historia : empiricism and erudition in early modern Europe
The early modern genre of historia connected the study of nature and the study of culture from the early Renaissance to the eighteenth century. The ubiquity of historia as a descriptive method acrossExpand
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Giovanni Argenterio and Sixteenth-Century Medical Innovation: Between Princely Patronage and Academic Controversy
AFTER A CERTAIN AMOUNT of academic infighting, in 1587 Alessandro Massaria became first ordinary professor of practical medicine at the University of Padua. The chair was a prize well worth having,Expand
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