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1

Hammurubi

Legal code written during his reign

2

Imhotep

Built pyramid for Pharoaoh Zoser

3

Ny-Ank-Sekhmet

Oldest dentist

4

Hesi-Re

Best known dentist

5

Asclepius

Followers studied the "art of healing"

6

Thales of Miletus
Anaximander
Anaximeres
Pythagoras

"Developed 4 element theory
(earth, air, water and fire)
Governed by four qualities
(wet, dry, hot and cold)"

7

Hipocrates

"From family of Asclepiades.
Father of medicine.
Rational approach to disease (based on observation) "

8

Aristotle

"Great philosopher
Created Lyceum (school) - first large library of history.
Father of comparative anatomy"

9

Asclepiades

"1st physician achieving fame
created medical school"

10

Celso

"Not a doctor
Described tooth ache as one of most painful
No rush extracting teeth"

11

Galen

"Gladliator doctor.
""surgery was a form of treament, doctor's orders"""

12

Paul engina

gathered info into a book

13

Saints Cosmas and Damian

"patron saints of physicians and
apothecaries"

14

Constantine the African

Introduced new knowledge of arabic sources

15

Isidore of Seville

Bishop.

16

Santa Apolonia

patron saint of dentists

17

Abderraman I

"Transferred greek, roman and byzantine
knowledge into arabic"

18

Rhazes

founder of obstetrics and first described measles and smallpox

19

Avicenna

"Important physician.
Gifted chiled - 16 yrs doctor"

20

Abulcasis

Personal docotr to emir Hakam II - oral surgeon

21

Sushruta

father of surgery

22

Vagbhata

"Recommended killing the worm resposible for
caries"

23

Roger of Salerno

First surgeons

24

Guy de Cahuliac

"Field surgeon (13th-14th century)
got Plague, cured in 6 weeks
Supported barbers under physician supervision"

25

Arcolani

"Described dental extractions
Gold leaf to make fillings (1st one)"

26

Giovani da Vigo

Gold fillings

27

Andreas Vesalius

"Greatest anatomist of the time
created living anatomy"

28

Realdo Colombo

"Student of Vesalius
found teeth follicles dissecting fetus'
refuted teeth were formed in breast milk"

29

Gabriel Falopio

"Student of Vesalius
permanent teeth formed independantly of deciduals
dismissed galen's
discovered 3 nerves in the face"

30

Eustaquio Bartholomew

"Student of Vesalius
First dental anatomist"