Flashcards in Renaissance Deck (21):
What does the word ‘renaissance’ mean?
What ancient writings became popular again in this period?
Name a famous artist from the period that drew life like drawings of the body.
When was the printing press invented?
What was the royal society committed too?
When was the royal society set up?
Who set up the society and ironically was also bled to death during this period?
(Unsure) Charles the 2nd
What is anatomy?
The study of the body
What was the name of Vesalius’s book?
The fabric of the human body
When was Vesalius’s book published?
What was dissection?
Cutting up and exploring human/animal bodies
What was the difference between Galen and Vesalius’s dissections?
Galen dissected on animals
What did Galen say about the Jaw bone?
That humans had 2 jaw bones when there’s only 1
What did Vesalius prove about the holes in the septum?
He proved that their were no holes in The septum
How many parts did Vesalius prove the breastbone had?
Harvey’s book was published in 1628. What was it about?
It was an account on the motion of the heart and blood
What did he discover allowed blood to flow in only one direction?
When did the great plague hit London?
What was written on the doors of plague victims?
A cross with the phrase ‘Lord have mercy on us.’
How many people were killed in the great plague?