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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... Thereafter the most authoritative philosophical and medical pronouncements of the day (by the Hippocratics, Galen, and Ibn Sina) were put to rest unless the eye of the inquirer could confirm them. Vesalius’s masterpiece represents a paradigm shift in education from theoretical to visual — a revolution...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 395–420.
Published: 01 May 2012
...,” or “popularization” of Orlemanski / Jargon and the Matter of Medicine 397 medical expertise can readily be narrated as a tale of growing education and knowledge However, this would only be half the story. The intensi- fied relationship between remedies and reading and between...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 105–124.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Press 2018 Andreas Vesalius early modern anatomy human hand dissection medical education • • The Organ of Organs: Vesalius and the Wonders...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 125–151.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of surgery, a field that would eventually extend to artificial body parts, cosmetics, and prosthetics of all kinds. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Andreas Vesalius early modern anatomy surgery printed anatomical illustration medical education...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 589–610.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., 1483), and Articella, seu, Opus artis medicinae (Venice, 1493). Because the Articella exerted incalculable influence upon the way the body was perceived by many generations of educated medical professionals, it offers a mine of information. In the last decade, scholarly analyses designed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 153–182.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., but the teaching of anatomy through the prac- tice of dissection reaches back several centuries before Vesalius, particularly in northern Italy at the universities in Bologna and Padua, where Vesalius himself finished his medical education, became instructor in surgery, and wrote the Fabrica. This system...
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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): 61–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
... emphasizing their own training and expertise and seeking to exclude the less educated from medical practice, illness was not seen as something that could ultimately be explained by purely scientific causes.13 On the con- trary, illness was routinely understood to be related to sin and immorality...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 467–491.
Published: 01 September 2008
...José Pardo-Tomás; Àlvar Martínez-Vidal Consultation by mail had been common in medical practice more or less since the time of its consolidation in Europe in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, but this mode of communication vastly expanded in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 669–671.
Published: 01 September 2016
... on what could be seen with the eyes through the practice of dissection. There- after the most authoritative philosophical and medical pronouncements of the day (by the Hippocratics, Galen, and Ibn Sina) were put to rest unless the eye of the inquirer could confirm them. Vesalius’s masterpiece repre...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 9–32.
Published: 01 January 2024
.... Directly connected to medical semiotics, physiognomy allowed for the Socratic “window opening into the heart,” thus making visible through bodily and facial signs the invisible inner moral inclinations of the soul. 3 Physiognomic judgment (“iudicium physiognomicum”), debated in learned academic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 667–669.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in the medieval and early modern periods. Submissions might engage issues such as the following: the role of gender in diplomatic exchange and negotiation; queens as subjects and objects of diplomatic conversations; the training and education of ambassa- dors; the place of diplomacy in medieval and early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 79–104.
Published: 01 January 2018
... modern debates over who could read and interpret the female body. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Andreas Vesalius early modern midwifery anatomy female reproduction medical authority...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of supply pharmacists readily concocted it from the flesh of executed criminals or vagabonds.5 Just like today, when medical technologies can maintain the life of a person through the use of body parts from cadavers. It is difficult to imagine how all-­pervasive death was in premod- ern...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 January 2024
.... Drawing on judicial and surgical treatises, this essay examines the important contributions of medical professionals to the adjudication of cases of violent crime in seventeenth-century France. It reveals how surgeons, with their hands-on, sensory approach to medical practice and expertise in wounds...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 61–78.
Published: 01 January 2018
... recorded their professors’ often quite critical assessment of Vesalius and his achievements. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Andreas Vesalius and his successors early modern anatomical education animal and human dissection student notebooks medical discoveries...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 33–59.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of the duke’s medical knowl- edge and his reputation as a model of piety, critics have largely overlooked the sophistication and ambition of the Livre’s devotional aims and the role of the text’s medical discourses in achieving those aims.5 As an educated lay nobleman, Lancaster would have had access...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Mary Lindemann Scholars of medical history have discovered that the notion of “monstrous births” presented challenging legal issues in the early modern world. Were such offspring–often conjoined twins– “monsters” in the civil sense? Were they, for example, able to make a will, inherit, contract...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., and the Renaissance Eponym  19 charts, and diagrams — as part of the effort to put “the world on paper” for the education and delight of armchair travelers as much as to meet the needs of mariners, explorers, and voyagers. Geographic fixity was established via a medium which also promised “typographical fixity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 January 2000
... the diseases and conditions peculiar to the female body is as old as medical writing itself. Nearly a fifth of the oldest corpus of western medical writings, that attributed to Hippocrates and written in the fifth and fourth centuries B.C., is devoted to the female body...