Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Cosimo di Medici

  • Realdo Colombo (ca. 1515–1559)

    Although Italy during the Renaissance consisted of a mosaic of independent states, its inhabitants and particularly academicians seem to have moved freely from one city state to another. Thus it came about that the anatomist Matteo Realdo Colombo was born and educated in the principality of Milan (in philosophy and later as an apothecary); was…