[Origin and development of pathological anatomy in Trieste: a paradigmatic history].

The history of the Italian city of Trieste is somewhat unique. In 1382, being unable to compete with nearby Venice, it gave itself up to the Archduchy of Austria, which, while ensuring Trieste a certain degree of autonomy, did nothing to improve the town's economy. Things changed, however, after 1719, when Trieste was declared a Free Port. The city, at the… (More)