Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

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  • Anatomica: The exquisite and unsettling art of human anatomy

    Arpan K. Banerjee Solihull, United Kingdom   Cover of Anatomica: The Exquisite and Unsettling Art of Human Anatomy by Joanna Ebenstein. The first known anatomy book was written around 300 BC by Diocles, a Greek philosopher and physician who based his work on animal dissections. Andreas Vesalius’ De Humani corpori Fabrica from 1543 was the…