Between Horror and Science: The Birth of a Cabinet of Pathological Anathomy at the University of Palermo

Lucia Craxi, Emiliano Maresi, Vito Franco

Abstract


This paper outlines the history of the Cabinet of Pathological Anathomy at the University of Palermo, describes rapidly its current status and analyzes the composition of its displays in 1859. It aims to highlight the analogies with other collections of a similar kind and to pinpoint potential actions to endorse and develop this important scientific asset.


Key words: History Museum - Pathological Anathomy - Palermo


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