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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of the “naming question” in the modern world. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Renaissance anatomy topology names and eponyms geography and cartography print culture • • “They Shall No More...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 125–151.
Published: 01 January 2018
... – 280 BC) and Erasistratus (ca. 275 – 225 BC), and with contemporary anatomists Andreas Vesalius (1514 – 1564) and especially Realdo Colombo (1515 – 1559).3 Fioravanti’s point, however, is not to laud the return of ancient anatomy to his Renaissance world but, instead, to insist on the impossibil...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 105–124.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., arguably the most influential work of anatomy of the Renaissance, Vesalius makes a passionate appeal to Charles V concerning what he considers to be the most pressing issue of their time. The Flemish anatomist denounces the calamitous state of arts and sciences in his days, but especially the decay...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 153–182.
Published: 01 January 2018
... to the spread of knowledge rooted in the body. This enthusiasm for anatomy fits nicely in what medical historian Nancy Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 48:1, January 2018 DOI 10.1215/10829636-4280891  © 2018 by Duke University Press Siraisi calls a “Renaissance...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 61–78.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... • Notes 1 Andrew Cunningham, The Anatomical Renaissance: The Resurrection of the Anatomi- cal Projects of the Ancients (Aldershot, Hampshire: Scolar Press, 1997), 88 – 142, esp. 116 – 20. Stolberg / Teaching Anatomy in Post-Vesalian­ Padua  75 2 See Roger...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 79–104.
Published: 01 January 2018
...- section (New York: Zone Books, 2006), 189. 5 As Katharine Park has carefully demonstrated, criminal executions were just one source of cadavers for Renaissance Italian anatomists. Though they typically pro- vided the human material for public anatomies, executed criminals were never...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Maurizio Rippa Bonati, a doctor and his- torian of medicine at the University of Padua (our earlier work together was on Renaissance costume books and on flap anatomies).9 He was involved at that time with the establishment of the Museum of the History of Medicine in Padua and in organizing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 41–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Vivian Nutton In 1538 Vesalius issued two complementary works for students, Tabulae sex anatomicae ( Six Anatomical Plates ) and the Institutionum anatomicae secundum Galeni sententiam libri quatuor ( Principles of Anatomy according to the Opinion of Galen ). The former is well known, the latter...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 589–610.
Published: 01 September 2008
... as a distinguished surgeon and medical human- ist at Duke drove much of his activity as an assiduous collector of rare and important landmark medical texts.3 A strong focus on the history of West- ern medicine, especially surgery, anatomy, and academic medicine, makes this collection a particularly rich...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 571–595.
Published: 01 September 2009
... multiple editions, but by the fact that Stubbes revised and expanded the book for a second edition just three moths after its initial publication. Margaret Jane Kidnie, ed., The Anatomie of Abuses (Tempe: Ari- zona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2002), 3. The popularity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 451–453.
Published: 01 May 2016
... was available in Latin to a wide group of educated readers—both in the Vulgate and, after Erasmus’s retranslation in 1516, in an evolving series of Protestant Latin versions. Moreover, it was produced in English translations both before and during the Renaissance. Working with the biblical text...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Press lays the groundwork for investigating more fully the poetics of the prepuce in the Middle Ages. Already James Shapiro has treated the impact of Saint Paul’s discus- sion of circumcision on Renaissance culture, and Jim Ellis has investigated the “circumcised wit” that seasons so much...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 January 2016
... ardent.1 These remarkable words come from the 1555 edition of Melanchthon’s com- mentary on Aristotle’s De anima. Melanchthon had first published a version of this in 1540. He significantly revised it, however, in 1552, in the light of Andreas Vesalius’s seminal anatomy textbook, De humani...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 January 2011
...- rapher, André Thevet, in 1588 (the original is now housed in the Bodle- ian Library). Significantly, De Bry’s attempt to depict the Mexica gods in a non- European style both fascinates and repulses: the curious art form recalls Egyptian hieroglyphics admired by Renaissance hermeticists but also...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 331–373.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Alessandro Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 39:2, Spring 2009 DOI 10.1215/10829636-2008-025  © 2009 by Duke University Press Benedetti, for instance, restated an established etymological and anatomical trope. The second chapter of his book on anatomy began...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 635–657.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... Medieval and Renais- sance Texts and Studies, vol. 357. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2010. xii, 382 pp. $80.00. [Spanish verse texts based on the Chacón MS in the Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid, with facing-­page English prose translations that maintain line and stanza...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 335–367.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of Christ’s crucified body stand out in resplendent red ink against a backdrop of darker tones.27 In An Anatomi, that is to say a parting in Peeces of the Mass (1556), Agostino Mainardi speaks about this Crucifixion portrait: In certen bokes, that is to say the masse bokes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 325–346.
Published: 01 May 2010
... concretely a number of pervasive social and cultural anxieties about masculine self-presentation in Bruno's time. This essay brings together literary and cultural history within the broader context of gender and body studies of Renaissance Italy, in particular, and, more generally, of the European...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 71–98.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., that “stripping away of the constituent forms of social identity” that Michael Neill identifies as the shame-­inducing nature of death in the Renaissance.29 Like Morocco, Aragon reasons that his own worth is clear and indisputable because of his wealth and social status; he, too, claims to desire...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 543–570.
Published: 01 September 2002
... an anonymous reader for pointing out this connection. 26 Thomas Middleton, Michaelmas Term, ed. Richard Levin (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1966), 1.2.49–50. 27 Jones and Stallybrass, Renaissance Clothing, 4. 28 Phillip Stubbes, The Anatomie of Abuses (1583; repr. New York: Garland...