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Renaissance origins

reconquest of Spain-led to islamic texts and texts of antiquity brought to Europe
-rise of city states in Italy
-Church supporting art
-The great dying from bubonic plaqu--> made people think of secular world more

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Where did renaissance begin and with what?

in Florence, revival of classical learning- philosophy, science and medicine (plato, aristotle, hippocrates, galen)

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Innovations in Renaissance (5)

science, art, compass, printing, gunpowder

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Erasmus

one of the fathers of galenism- made his own latin versions

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"Aldine Press"

published Galen in greek from arabic translations

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Jacobus Sylvius

"Galen and Hippocrates never wrote anything that wasn't entirely true"

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who wrote "Order and Way of Reading Hippocrates and Galen"

Sylvius

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Andreas Vesalius

first anatomical illustrations- proponent of using human anatomy for medicine

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who wrote "De Humani Corporis Fabrica"?

Andreas Vesalius

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3 important concepts of De Humani Corporis Fabrica

the anatomist should perform his own dissection
the eye is preferred over reference to authority
anatomy is the key to medicine

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Fabricius

described the venous valves and their function

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Paracelsus

"father of pharmalcology" -homeopathy -made chemical "materia medica" tried to replace 4 humours with his own "salt, sulfur, mercury"

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Paracelsians

followers of Paracelsus -made many medicines-most bad

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Ambrois Pare

"father of surgery"