Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Mondino dei Luzzi

  • Berengario da Carpi, pre-Vesalian anatomist (1460–1530)

    Berengario da Carpi was the most important anatomist of the generation preceding the so-called Anatomical Trinity of Vesalius, Fallopio, and Eustachio. He is regarded as one of the founders of scientific anatomy, challenging the reliance on ancient texts and emphasizing the primacy of direct observation based on dissecting the human body. A prolific author, he…