Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Gaspere Tagliacozzi

  • The rebirth of medicine

    Constantina Pitsillides Hull, United Kingdom   Introduction ¬†Andreas Vesalius De humani corporis fabrica, 1543 page 190 The great scientific advances of Western medicine trace their roots to the Renaissance, the period of thought that rejected medieval monasticism and rediscovered the cultures that preceded it. The ancient Egyptians and Greeks had some notions on how the…