The Paduan School of Medicine: medicine and philosophy in the modern era

Regina Andrés Rebollo About the author

This is a partial contribution to an understanding of the history of the reception and transmission of classical Hippocratic and Galenic texts in Italy's modern period. By examining rotuli and puncti of the School of Medicine of Padua University, which record the subjects and content taught in the period between 1500 and 1600, one can study the official curriculum of this famous school. Perusal of these documents shows the commitment of official medical training to tradition, especially with respect to Hippocrates, Galen, Avicenna and Aristotle

history of medicine; Paduan medical curriculum; medicine of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries

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