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History, Medicine, and the Traditions of Renaissance Learning

Nancy G. Siraisi - History - 2007 - 438 pages
A major, path-breaking work, History, Medicine, and the Traditions of Renaissance Learning is Nancy G. Siraisi's examination into the intersections of medically trained authors ...
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The Clock and the Mirror: Girolamo Cardano and Renaissance Medicine

Nancy G. Siraisi - Medical - 2015 - 378 pages
Girolamo Cardano (1501-1576), renowned as a mathematician, encyclopedist, astrologer, and autobiographer, was by profession a medical practitioner. His copious writings on ...
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Medicine and the Italian Universities: 1250-1600

Nancy G. Siraisi - Medical - 2001 - 389 pages
This volume of collected essays deals with medicine in the university world of thirteenth to sixteenth century Italy, discussing both the internal academic milieu of teaching ...
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The Clock and the Mirror: Girolamo Cardano and Renaissance Medicine

Nancy G. Siraisi - Science - 1997 - 361 pages
Girolamo Cardano's writings on medicine reflect both the complexity and diversity of the Renaissance medical world and the breadth of his own interests. This book draws on ...
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New Worlds, Ancient Texts: The Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery

Anthony Grafton, April Shelford, Nancy G. Siraisi - History - 1995 - 282 pages
On encountering what he called "the Indies", the Jesuit Jose de Acosta wrote, "Having read what poets and philosophers write of the Torrid Zone, I persuaded myself that when I ...
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Communities of Learned Experience: Epistolary Medicine in the Renaissance

Nancy G. Siraisi - Medical - 2012 - 176 pages
During the Renaissance, collections of letters both satisfied humanist enthusiasm for ancient literary forms and provided the flexibility of a format appropriate to many types ...
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Avicenna in Renaissance Italy: The Canon and Medical Teaching in Italian ...

Nancy G. Siraisi - Medical - 2014 - 432 pages
The Canon of Avicenna, one of the principal texts of Arabic origin to be assimilated into the medical learning of medieval Europe, retained importance in Renaissance and early ...
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