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Giovanni Cortesi—Renaissance surgeon of Bologna and Messina

Giovanni Batista Cortesi. ÖNB, Austrian National Library. We owe our gratitude to Dr. Paolo Savoia from the Department of History at King’s College London for his learned review of the life of Giovanni Batista Cortesi (1552-1643), a remarkable early Italian surgeon and physician who deserves to be better known. According to Dr. Savoia, the story […]