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Vesalius, Andreas 1514-1564

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Works: 1,314 works in 2,381 publications in 9 languages and 14,307 library holdings
Genres: Atlases  Bibliography  History  Music  Bio-bibliography  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Translator, Arranger, Dedicatee, Honoree, Inventor, Creator, Performer
Classifications: QM25, 611
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The epitome of Andreas Vesalius by Andreas Vesalius ( Book )
42 editions published between 1543 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The illustrations from the works of Andreas Vesalius of Brussels by Andreas Vesalius ( Book )
33 editions published between 1934 and 1997 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This definitive edition combines the best plates and text from the great anatomist's Renaissance treasures, including Tabulae Sex, De Humani Corporis Fabrica, and the Epitome. Reproduced from a rare edition, these 96 plates recapture the vitality of the originals. Includes a discussion of the illustrations, a biographical sketch of Vesalius, annotations, and translations
Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis De humani corporis fabrica libri septem by Andreas Vesalius ( Book )
81 editions published between 1543 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With De humani corporis fabrica, published when he was only twenty-nine years old, Vesalius revolutionized not only the science of anatomy but how it was taught. Throughout this encyclopedic work on the structure and workings of the human body, Vesalius provided a fuller and more detailed description of human anatomy than any of his predecessors, correcting errors in the traditional anatomical teachings of Galen (which had been obtained from primate rather than human dissection), and arguing that knowledge of human anatomy was to be obtained only from human sources. Even more revolutionary than his criticism of Galen and other medieval authorities was Vesalius's assertion that the dissection of cadavers must be performed by the physician himself-- a direct contradiction of the medieval doctrine that dissection was a task to be performed by menials while the physician lectured from the traditional authorities. Only through actual dissection, Vesalius argued, could the physician learn human anatomy in sufficient detail to be able to teach it accurately. This "hands-on" principle remained Vesalius's most lasting contribution to the teaching of anatomy; it is graphically represented in the Fabrica's woodcut title page (the earliest illustration of an anatomical theatre), which shows Vesalius with his right hand plunged into an opened cadaver, conducting an anatomical demonstration. Because it was then legal only to dissect the cadavers of executed criminals, and these cadavers were always in short supply, Vesalius urged physicians to take their own initiative in obtaining material for dissection. The Fabrica contains several amusing and unrepentant anecdotes of how students had robbed graves to obtain cadavers, especially those of women, since female criminals were rarely executed in those days
Compendios a totius anatomie delineatio, aere exarata: per Thomam Geminum by Thomas Geminus ( )
33 editions published between 1545 and 1959 in English and Latin and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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On the fabric of the human body. a translation of De humani corporis fabrica libri septem by Andreas Vesalius ( Book )
7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vesalius on the human brain [being a translation of a section of his Fabrica of 1543] by Andreas Vesalius ( Book )
10 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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On the fabric of the human body by Andreas Vesalius ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis Icones anatomicae by Andreas Vesalius ( Book )
17 editions published between 1934 and 1974 in Latin and German and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis, invictissimi Caroli V. Imperatoris medici, De humani corporis fabrica libri septem by Andreas Vesalius ( Book )
22 editions published between 1555 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andrea Vesalii Opera omnia anatomica & chirurgica by Andreas Vesalius ( Book )
11 editions published between 1725 and 1975 in Latin and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the fabric of the human body. a translation of De humana corporis fabrica libri septem by Andreas Vesalius ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fabric of the human body : an annotated translation of the 1543 and 1555 editions by Andreas Vesalius ( Book )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This title recreates the masterpiece of science and art for the first time in a way that is understandable to 21st century readers who do not have any knowledge of Latin. The texts of both the 1543 and the 1555 editions have been translated with the utmost care by Northwestern University Professors Emeritus Daniel H. Garrison and Malcolm H. Hast, a task they completed in over 20 years of painstaking and dedicated work. Annotations give the reader keen insight into just how innovative 'De humani corporis fabrica' was, and high-resolution digital scans of the almost 300 woodcuts provide the images with a sharpness they never had before
On the fabric of the human body : a translation of De humani corporis fabrica libri septem by Andreas Vesalius ( Book )
15 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norman anatomy series, no. 1-3; Norman landmarks series, no. 1-2, 4; v. 1 issued as no. 4 in Norman orthopedic series
The bloodletting letter of 1539; an annotated translation and study of the evolution of Vesalius's scientific development, by John B. de C.M. Saunders and Charles Donald O'Malley by Andreas Vesalius ( Book )
4 editions published between 1946 and 1947 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vesalii icones : for dancer, solo cello, and instrumental ensemble by Peter Maxwell Davies ( )
1 edition published in 1978 and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andreae Vesalii ... De humani corporis fabrica librorum epitome by Andreas Vesalius ( Book )
26 editions published between 1542 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De humani corporis fabrica Basel, 1543 by Andreas Vesalius ( )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andreæ Vesalii Brvxellensis ... De hvmani corporis fabrica libri septem. Cum indice rerum & uerborum memorabilium locupletissimo by Andreas Vesalius ( Book )
19 editions published in 1568 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (208)
Latin (195)
German (20)
Dutch (13)
French (7)
Japanese (5)
Spanish (2)
Italian (1)
Polish (1)
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