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1

What does the word ‘renaissance’ mean?

The re-birth

2

What ancient writings became popular again in this period?

Galen’s

3

Name a famous artist from the period that drew life like drawings of the body.

Titian

4

When was the printing press invented?

1440

5

What was the royal society committed too?

The sciences

6

When was the royal society set up?

1660

7

Who set up the society and ironically was also bled to death during this period?

(Unsure) Charles the 2nd

8

What is anatomy?

The study of the body

9

What was the name of Vesalius’s book?

The fabric of the human body

10

When was Vesalius’s book published?

1543

11

What was dissection?

Cutting up and exploring human/animal bodies

12

What was the difference between Galen and Vesalius’s dissections?

Galen dissected on animals

13

What did Galen say about the Jaw bone?

That humans had 2 jaw bones when there’s only 1

14

What did Vesalius prove about the holes in the septum?

He proved that their were no holes in The septum

15

How many parts did Vesalius prove the breastbone had?

7

16

Harvey’s book was published in 1628. What was it about?

It was an account on the motion of the heart and blood

17

What did he discover allowed blood to flow in only one direction?

The heart

18

When did the great plague hit London?

1665

19

What was written on the doors of plague victims?

A cross with the phrase ‘Lord have mercy on us.’

20

How many people were killed in the great plague?

70,000

21

What was called the ‘kings evil’ ?

Scrofula/tuberculous