A Forgotten "Dialogue" by Arturo Castiglioni

Loris Premuda

Abstract


The author illustrates an unknown dialogue written in Triestine dialect by Arturo Castiglioni. The text is a description of the symptoms of venereal disease; the last part of the dialogue contains a dissertation about the nature and the origin of venereal diseases, written in Italian. A didactic inclination and a strong attention to every kind of precautionary measure make this unknown dialogue a very interesting text. 

 

Key words: Arturo Castiglioni - History of Medicine - Venereal diseases 


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