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Oporinus, Joannes 1507-1568

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Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis De humani corporis fabrica libri septem by Andreas Vesalius( Book )

30 editions published between 1543 and 1976 in Latin and held by 133 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
Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis, invictissimi Caroli V. Imperatoris medici, De humani corporis fabrica libri septem by Andreas Vesalius( Book )

11 editions published in 1555 in Latin and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'While the chronology of his life and activities prevented Camerarius from knowing Vesalius, yet as a friend of Falloppius he may well have had a considerable indirect knowledge and interest in the great anatomist. The phrase "son of Joachim" is a reference to the physician's father, Joachim Camerarius, 1500-1574, a celebrated German humanist, friend of Luther and Melanchthon, professor of rhetoric at Tubingen, and later the reorganizer of the University of Leipzig. It is quite possible that the book was a gift from father to son-- certainly a fitting gift to a young medical student-- and the inscription, which is in the hand of the son, would admit of that interpretation. In that case, however, filial regard should have led the younger Camerarius to record the source of the presentation. The second inscription: Harles Dr. Erl., must be that of Johann Christian Friedrich Harless, 1773-1853, of Erlangen, a distinguished physician and medical historian. Unfortunately, there is no indication as to how the book passed from the family of Camerarius to Harless, nor how thereafter it came into the possession of another historian of medicine, Ernst Seidel of Oberspaar, Saxony, whose entire collection, including this volume, was purchased for the Lane Medical Library in 1921." (C.D. O'Malley, Two Association Copies of the Fabrica, J. Hist. Med. 10 (1955) 426-28).--J. Norman, 2006
Sibylliakōn chrēmōn logoi oktō. = Sibyllinorum oraculorum libri VIII. by Sébastien Castellion( Book )

16 editions published between 1545 and 1555 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biblia( Book )

10 editions published between 1551 and 1988 in Latin and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second modern Latin version of the Bible. Sante Pagnini, Catholic Hebraist, issued the first in 1528. A particular mark of this translation is its use of classical Latin substitutes for more commonly recognized ecclesiastical terms (i.e. fanum for templum)
Préface d'André Vésale à ses livres sur l'anatomie, suivie d'une lettre à Jean Oporinus, son imprimeur by Andreas Vesalius( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euripidu tragōdiai oktokaideka = Euripidis Tragoediae octodecim by Euripides( Book )

12 editions published between 1537 and 1551 in Greek, Ancient and Greek, Modern and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euripides poeta, tragicoru[m] princeps, in Latinum sermonem conuersus, adiecto eregionè textu Graeco : cum annotationibus et praefationibus in omnes eius tragoedias by Euripides( Book )

6 editions published in 1562 in Latin and Greek, Ancient and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exvviae Ioannis Oporini Typographi Basiliensis: Hoc est, Bibliotheca Librorum impressorum : In gratiam eorum qui comparare uolent, digesta & edita by Joannes Oporinus( Book )

6 editions published in 1571 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saxonis Grammatici Danorvm historiae libri XVI by Saxo( Book )

10 editions published in 1534 in Latin and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivlii Pomponii Sabini Grammatici Ervditissimi, In Omnia quae quidem extant, P. Vergilij Maronis Opera, Commentarij by Giulio Pomponio Leto( Book )

4 editions published in 1544 in Latin and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Diodorou Sikeliotou Istorion biblia tina ta' ʻeuriskomenâh (romanized form)] = Diodori Siculi Historiarum libra aliquot qui extant by Diodorus( Book )

11 editions published in 1539 in Greek, Ancient and Latin and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis, scholae medicorum Patauinae professoris, suorum de humani corporis fabrica librorum epitome by Andreas Vesalius( Book )

4 editions published in 1543 in Latin and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lycophronis Chalcidensis A̲lexandra, sive Cassandra by Lycophron( Book )

8 editions published between 1546 and 1566 in Greek, Ancient and Latin and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epistolarum Petri de Vineis, cancellarii quondam Friderici II Imperatoris, quib. res eius gestae, memoria dignissimae, historica fide de scribunter, libri VI. by Pier( Book )

7 editions published in 1566 in Latin and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isokratous hapanta : = Isocratis opera quæ quidem nunc extant omnia. Varias lectiones, versionem novam, ac notas adjunxit Gulielmus Battie by Isocrates( Book )

8 editions published between 1558 and 1594 in Latin and Greek, Ancient and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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