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Renaissance

rebirth of arts, science, medicine
new ideas about - politics, art, printing, gunpowder, compass, human dissection

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Politics

"The Prince"

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Art

realism and perspective

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Printing

wide rand faster dissemination of knowledge

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Gunpowder

worse and more wounds

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compass

exploration but also diseases

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Erasmus

Aldine Press - Latin versions of Galenic essays
spurred Galen revival and reappraisal

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Jacobus Sylvius

all about Galen
famous student was Andreas Vesalius who was against Galen

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Andreas Vesalius

refuted Galen's anatomic concepts
De Humani Corporis Fabrica

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De Humani Corporis Fabrica

elaborate and accurate medical drawings
anatomists should perform own dissections
observation > authority
anatomy is the key to medicine
make anatomy become the science of medical education

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Theophrastus Phillippus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim (aka Paracel-cus)

well known physician and asshole
Father of Pharmacology

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Ambroise Pare

father of surgery
found that wounds healed better with ligatures, wraps, bandages, and stitches than with burning oil
treated gunshots