Antonio Scarpa in His First Years at Modena University (1772-1776)

Berenice Cavarra


Antonio Scarpa undertakes his teachers role at Modena University (1772) in favourable conditions for disciplines renewals in medicine and carrying out of political and administrative reforms, also affecting health professions. Besides the establishment of basic educational teachings for doctors, surgeons and midwives, the construction of the anatomical theater, the involvement of high education and intellectuals in sciences and humanities in an extensive program of renewal of higher education, the promulgation of ducal provisions aims to rule the practice of medicine, at any level.

Key words: Antonio Scarpa Modena University Political and Higher Education Reforms in Modena

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