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De Humani Corporis Fabrica

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The Seven Volumes -Died October 15, 1564
-Zakynthos De Humani
Fabrica -studied medicine in Paris, 1533 -Born Dec. 31, 1514
-Came from family of physicians Bones Muscles Veins & Arteries Nervous System Internal Organs Heart Brain -Earned doctorate in Padua, 1537 Vesalius Paris Padua Brussels Review & Background Renaissance & Scientific Revolution Galen During this class period we are going to learn about Galen’s anatomical errors, Andreas Vesalius’s background and anatomical work, the publication of De Humani Corporis Fabrica, and the impact of De Humani Corporis Fabrica on art and medicine. Objective: Publication Impact beauty and perfection of human body new concepts and ideas (some involving anatomy) new emphasis on nature mechanical philosophy rebirth of classic learning Renaissance: 14th century to 17th century Scientific Revolution: 16th century to 18th century humanism printing Some of Galen's Mistakes Some of Galen's Achievements About Galen * Roman physician, surgeon, philosopher * anatomy, pathology, neurology, physiology, pharmacology * work unquestioned for over 1,000 years The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, Rembrandt 1632. William Harvey, De Motu Cordis systemic circulation 1628 Henry Gray, Gray's Anatomy, 1858 Antiquity researcher Circulatory system physiology More About Vesalius Galen believed the breastbone was made of 7 bones. Vesalius discovered it was made up of three bones. Galen thought that the femur was the longest bone and the humerus the second longest; Vesalius discovered that the femur was the longest, the tibia was the second longest, the fibula the third longest and the humerus the fourth longest. Galen thought the human jaw-bone was made up of two bones * did his own dissections * "founder of modern human anatomy" * 28 years old * 1543 * Johannes Oporinus * Woodcut illustrations * Jan Stephen Van Calcar Recap/Review *129-200 AD Sources Cited *http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/223895/Galen-of-Pergamum *http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/256397/William-Harvey *http://www.britannica.com/search?query=vesalius *http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/675847/De-humani-corporis-fabrica-libri-septem *http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/23096/The-Anatomy-Lesson-of-Dr-Nicolaes-Tulp *http://books.google.com/books?pg=PA2&dq=de+humani+corporis+fabrica&id=7f9NAAAAcAAJ#v=onepage&q&f=false Galen believed women had one less rib than men. Vesalius proved this wrong. *1628 *1628 Andreas
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