- 1. Dates
- Born: Venice, 1485
- Died: Venice, 27 August 1569
- Dateinfo: Dates Certain
- Lifespan: 84
- 2. Father
- Occupation: No Information
- No information on financial status.
- 3. Nationality
- Birth: Italian
- Career: Italian
- Death: Italian
- 4. Education
- Schooling: Padua, M.D.
- He studied medicine and graduated with an M.D. from the University of Padua. I assume a B.A. or its equivalent.
- 5. Religion
- Affiliation: Catholic
- He was buried in S. Domenico di Castello.
- 6. Scientific Disciplines
- Primary: Anatomy, Medicine
- He undertook a program of dissection and investigation of the human body at least from 1526 to 1533, producing a treatise entitled Liber introductorius anatomiae (Venice, 1536), which remained the best brief textbook on the subject for a generation.
- He also wrote on pestilential fevers, on syphilis, and on medicine in general.
- 7. Means of Support
- Primary: Medicine
- He practiced medicine in Venice, where he was known chiefly as a clinician and syphilologist.
- 8. Patronage
- Type: None
- 9. Technological Involvement
- Type: Medical Practice
- 10. Scientific Societies
- Membership: Medical College
- He entered the Venetian College of Physicians in 1521.
- Luigi Nardo, "Dell'anatomia in Venezia," Ateneo Veneto, fasc. 2-3 (1897).
- S. de Renzi, Storia della medicina in Italia, 5 vols. (Naples, 1845-8), 3, 155-6. R517. R424 Dezeimeris, J.E. Ollivier and Raige-Delorme, Dictionnaire historique de la médecine ancienne et moderne, 4 vols. (Paris, 1828-39), 3, 536-7. The names, without first names or initials except for Ollivier, appear this way on volume 1; Dezeimeris alone appears on the remaining volumes.
- G. Tiraboschi, Storia della letteratura italiana, 7, 621.
- Giacomo Alberici, Catologo breve de gl'illustri e famosi scrittori venetiani, (Bologna, 1605), p. 66.
- Compiled by:
- Richard S. Westfall
- Department of History and Philosophy of Science
- Indiana University
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