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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 589–610.
Published: 01 September 2008
... anatomic illustrations of any kind (Venice, Glaze, Nance, and Porter / Duke Collections  599 1500). Hieronymus Brunschweig is best known for his Chirurgia, the first illustrated surgical treatise to appear in print. The Trent copy dates from 1534 (Augsburg...
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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 (2018) 48 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... The first edition of 1491 was the first printed book to contain anatomical illustrations. 5 Vesalius, De humani corporis fabrica (1543), fol. 3r. 6 See folio 12v for the female and 13v for the male in Vesalius’s Epitome, which was pub- lished as a companion piece to the Fabrica. Andreas...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 41–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of a phrase in Galen’s discussion of bloodletting, and a second illustration, but on a different point, was printed in 1539 in his letter on venesection.13 During his anatomical dissection he also displayed a chart that, so he told the students, he was intending to have printed to show at least...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... / 2018 The solution to the problem of mapping and naming (just as in the terrestrial world) was to combine illustration and text. This was not an invention of the printing press — diagrammatic or schematic representations of the human body had circulated long before the printing press began...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 153–182.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and hierarchi- cal social structure on the mutable body. This essay argues that Vesalius’s anatomical illustrations, especially the musclemen and bonemen series, and Spenser’s allegory of the body in book II of The Faerie Queene expose what it means for a body to be a source of knowledge about nature...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 105–124.
Published: 01 January 2018
... at the anatomical theater, but also in the elaborate iconography, in the engravings that decorate the groundbreak- ing works of Fabrizio d’Acquapendente, Realdo Colombo, Giulio Casserio, and others, but, most importantly, of Andreas Vesalius. Paradoxically, the explosion of print culture and the concomitant...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 61–78.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Würzburg, Germany The perception of Vesalius and of his role in the history of knowledge has changed in recent years. The outstanding importance of his De humani cor- poris fabrica for the history of anatomy, in general, and for the history of anatomical illustration, in particular, continues...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 January 2011
... with Catholicism is further emphasized by another De Bry engraving (see fig. 4). Its caption, printed above the image, explains that it illustrates the ritual of penitence performed by the Indian priests for 100 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 41.1 / 2011 Figure 4. Examples of Mexica...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 403–412.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of the Trent holdings includes — to give only a few examples — one of the strongest collections of surgical and anatomical texts that is available in the United States; a wealth of printed copies of ancient texts “for classical and Byzantine philologists and historians,” including the writings...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 165–201.
Published: 01 January 2024
... of the Academy, caricature had been censured, for example, by William Hogarth who, in a 1798 print called The Bench , illustrates four judges in session, drawing a polemical distinction between the “different meaning of the Words Character , Caracatura , and Outré in Painting and Drawing” (see fig. 4...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 313–348.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Kingdom, Speed helps construct myths of its antiquity. In an engraving that forms part of the front matter to Speed’s text, Jodocus Hondius’s illustration of James I’s imperial coat of arms (see fig. 1), the shield of the kings of Ireland is included among the arms...
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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 (2024) 54 (1): 203–216.
Published: 01 January 2024
... by libraries. Thanks go to David Aers and Sarah Beckwith for their collegial editorial contribution. The topics for this issue include: Biographical studies Jewish studies Church, reform, and devotion The body Medicine and health Manuscripts and printed books Akkerman, Nadine...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 January 2024
... epistemology based in the tools and methods of their art. 16 Forensic medicine offered a particularly effective proving ground for surgeons to display their dexterity and knowledge and to champion surgery as a learned profession, something they did not only in their service to the courts, but also in print...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 97–139.
Published: 01 January 2007
... and printed costume books were a pan-European phe- nomenon in the sixteenth century, and these were influential models for illustrators working in Istanbul. One of the earliest series is Christoph Wei- ditz’s Trachtenbuch, a manuscript of 154 pages, begun in 1529 during his travels to Spain...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 143–177.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Quincuncially.”62 Browne then offers his reading of the anatomical structure of the human eye and the foundational “decussation” and “semi-decussation” of rays of light as they pass through the lens and are consequently crossed to produce on the retina (the “hinder coat, the proper organ of Vision...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 619–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of the “automa- tons’ ” polity, or the natural ground of whatever form of government funds a particular author’s work. We see in these illustrations (figs. 3 – 6) from Swammerdam’s Historia insectae generalis and Hooke’s Micrographia that the architectural and communitarian aspects of bee sociology...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 375–399.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Carolina This essay reconsiders the haphazard arrangement of Donne’s first printed collection of poems in relation to an elegy written for Donne by one Thomas Browne, published for the first and only time in that same volume. The earliest recorded response we have to Donne’s verse considered as a com...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 9–32.
Published: 01 January 2024
... literature, was not merely theoretical. To the contrary, it was also a widely performed practice in the sixteenth century. 4 It had stunning success in this period, the subject of numerous editions of printed treatises and manuals, in Latin and vernacular, addressed to different types of readers. 5...