The Embryologicals Passages in the "Conciliator" of Peter of Abano: Comparison between Culturals Models

Romana Martorelli Vico


In the Conciliator, Peter of Abano very often uses a wide variety of keywords that refer to embryologicals doctrines of Aristotelian and Galenical tradition, renowned between physicians and philosophers of the Latin West. The examination of some very important recurrences enable to highlight how the way of thinking of Peter of Abano on themes of the generation is not radically Aristotelian but considers the essential empiric contributions of the Galenism  Key words: Peter of Abano - Embriology - Generation - Aristotelism - Galenism

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