Anatomy

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    Animals

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    Galen dissects apes, monkeys, cows, dogs; writes treatises on human anatomy.
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    275 BCE Herophilus teaches anatomy, Alexandria, Egypt; performs dissections of human bodies.
  • Jan 1st, 0600

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    Knowledge of Greek anatomical treatises lost to Western Europeans, but retained in Byzantium and the Islamic world. Islamic scholars translate Greek anatomical treatises into Arabic.
  • Jan 1st, 1100

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    Galen’s anatomical treatises translated from Arabic into Latin, later from the Greek originals.
  • Jan 1st, 1235

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    First European medical school founded at Salerno, Italy; human bodies are publicly dissected.
  • Jan 3rd, 1316

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    Mondino de’Liuzzi stages public dissections, Bologna, Italy; writes Anatomia.
  • Jan 1st, 1450

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    Moveable type invented; Gutenberg Bible printed (1455). Copperplate engraving invented.
  • Jan 1st, 1491

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    First illustrated printed medical book published in Venice, Johannes de Ketham, Fasciculus medicinae.
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    Schwammerdam, Ruysch and others start making anatomical specimens and museums.
    Bidloo starts movement toward greater anatomical realism.
    First art academies founded; anatomy is a key part of the curriculum.
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    Anatomy plays an important role in medical education and research.
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