Read more about Vesalius


Humanities journal Hektoen International concludes their celebration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Andreas Vesalius with a summary of articles about Vesalius and anatomy as a discipline.

·        Vesalius: spirit of excellence and inquiry

·        Leonardo and the reinvention of anatomy

·        Andreas Vesalius: Wesel to Basel

·        Vesalius in Pisa

·        In pursuit of a new anatomy

·        Vesalius: the true face of anatomy

·        Neuroanatomy: a transition in understanding and observation

·        Andreas Vesalius’ audience speaks out

·        Paracelsus: physician and alchemist

·        Anatomy before Vesalius

Other anatomy-related articles are also now assembled in the Science and Anatomy section of the Hektorama part of the Journal. Look for articles about dissection, Rembrandt’s The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, and the artistic paintings and preparations of Bidloo, Ruysch, and Bernardino Genga.

[Lynne M. Fox, Education Librarian]