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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 1-9.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Valeria Finucci In 1543 Andreas Vesalius published his landmark work of anatomy, On the Fabric of the Human Body , which delved inside the human body to see what made it work. Vesalius’s illustrations of body parts were based on what could be seen with the eyes through the practice of dissection...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 11-40.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Jonathan Sawday This article explores the relationship between anatomy and geography by examining the creation of “toponymical eponyms” to name both geographical and anatomical features in the period ca. 1500 – ca. 1700. The manufacture of an eponymic system to classify and catalogue features in...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 61-78.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Falloppia. These student notes, which have not yet been explored — or indeed known to exist — show, among other things, the outstanding importance of anatomical demonstrations on animals and of private anatomies for a small circle of students. They highlight the prominent place that anatomists accorded to...
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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 (2018) 48 (1): 79-104.
Published: 01 January 2018
... body and the processes of reproduction were contested. A close examination of the use of anatomy, both rhetorical and real, in the Fabrica , in male-authored midwifery manuals, and in the formal regulation of midwifery in seventeenth-century Italy reveals the ways in which authority and anatomy were...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 153-182.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Amanda Taylor The sixteenth century witnessed the publication of landmark texts on anatomy and allegory: De humani corporis fabrica or On the Fabric of the Human Body by Andreas Vesalius in 1543 and The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser, published first in 1590. Each of these texts has received...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 105-124.
Published: 01 January 2018
... hand. In his work, Vesalius stresses time and again the old Aristotelian and Galenic idea that the possession of hands is the mark of biological superiority over animals, as well as the crucial role played by the collaboration between sight and touch in both anatomy and clinical medicine. Copyright...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 125-151.
Published: 01 January 2018
... texts associated with Hippocrates, Galen, and Oribasius, and more recent ones by Giovanni di Vigo and Jean Tagault, the visual archive conveyed information about the treatment of fractures and dislocations, promoted a view of anatomy as medically useful, and helped to organize the medical field of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 451-453.
Published: 01 May 2016
... us about the public consumption of bibles? This special issue solicits essays on early biblical readers, asking what the bibles they used tell us about biblical reception, English religion, and literature. Deadline for submission of manuscripts: July 1, 2016 The Languages of Anatomy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 669-671.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Languages of Anatomy Edited by Valeria Finucci Volume 48 / Number 1 / January 2018 In 1543 Andreas Vesalius published his landmark work of anatomy, On the Fabric of the Human Body, which delved inside of the human body to see what made it work. Vesalius’s illustrations of body parts were based on...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2005) 35 (2): 385-428.
Published: 01 May 2005
... (poetic) infanticide, a crime that we will see interrogated and, fi nally, punished at the end of the published Urania. Guilty of (creative) infanticide and of witchcraft, transgressions marked by violence as well as eroticism, we will ultimately see Pamphilia’s body pun- ished within an anatomy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 589-610.
Published: 01 September 2008
... 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 and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 93-115.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Caesar’s body is laid out much like a corpse in an anatomy theater, his wounds and inert body displayed as a spectacle of observation and disciplinary order, no longer invoking sacrifice but murder and execution. As Robert Miola notes, “The countermovement of the play is thus propelled by a shrewd...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 141-165.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Him more 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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 571-595.
Published: 01 September 2009
... preoccupation with apparel, than has hitherto been acknowledged. 574  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 39.3 / 2009 The complaint against clothes in popular literature Philip Stubbes’s Anatomie of Abuses, first published in 1583, is an important text for the way it lodges particular...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 7-31.
Published: 01 January 2016
...” layers of lit- erary meaning, but Augustine notes the resemblance between the uncircum- cised member and the “husk” and “kernel” of grain crops.29 One fourteenth-­ century English anatomy even calls the prepuce a “husk.”30 The layering of the penis — like the supposed penetrability of the female...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (2): 373-404.
Published: 01 May 2004
... disor- der in The Anatomie of Abuses (1583), Philip Stubbes complains that the “mingle mangle of apparell” has resulted in a state of affairs in which “it is verie hard to knowe, who is noble, who is worshipfull, who is a gentleman, who is not.” Despite his ability to anatomize his society, Stubbes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 5-40.
Published: 01 January 2000
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 635-657.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Early Modernity. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2010. xv, 313 pp.; 23 illus. $119.95. Lund, Mary Ann. Melancholy, Medicine, and Religion in Early Modern England: Reading “The Anatomy of Melancholy.” Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xii, 223 pp. $95.00...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 335-367.
Published: 01 May 2013
... illustrated. In the latter versions, for example, the five wounds 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...