The diffusion of Ancient Medicine in the Renaissance.

Vivian Nutton

Abstract


Ancient Greek medicine was largely transmitted in the Renaissance in the form of Latin translations. Recent scholarship has carefully delineated the sources used, and the printing history of many texts, but, save for anatomy, less has been done to elucidate how their message was received, and how that message itself changed during the sixteenth century.


Key words: Ancient medicine - Renaissance - Latin translation


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