Fracastoro"s Syphilis

by Girolamo Fracastoro

Publisher: F. Cairns in Liverpool, Great Britain

Written in English
Cover of: Fracastoro
Published: Pages: 295 Downloads: 681
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Subjects:

  • Syphilis -- Poetry.,
  • Syphilis -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Didactic poetry, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Translations into English.

Edition Notes

Other titlesSyphilis.
Statementintroduction, text, translations, and notes with a computer-generated word index, Geoffrey Eatough.
SeriesARCA, classical and medieval texts, papers, and monographs,, 12
ContributionsEatough, Geoffrey.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA8520.F7 S913 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination295 p. ;
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2919530M
ISBN 100905205200
LC Control Number84152538

Dynamic Materia Medica Syphilis. by Jeremy Sherr. Dynamis Books, UK, hardback, pp cunning and violent”. There are also extensive quotations from the poem that gave syphilis its name, Girolamo Fracastoro’s Syphilis Sive Morbus Gallicus. Although a renaissance work, Fracastoro’s poem serves to remind us that syphilis has. Alongside Syphilis, Fracastoro wrote a Biblical epic in two books, Joseph, and a collection of miscellaneous poems, Carmina. Joseph was translated under the title The Maidens Blush, or Joseph by Josuah Sylvester. A full edition and English translation of Fracastoro's poetry was prepared by James Gardner for The I Tatti Renaissance Library. The name for syphilis is derived from Fracastoro's epic poem in three books, Syphilis sive morbus gallicus ("Syphilis or The French Disease"), about a shepherd boy named Syphilus who insulted Greek god Apollo and was punished by that god with a horrible disease. The poem suggests using mercury and "guaiaco" as a cure. In , Girolamo Fracastoro, an illustrious Italian physician and poet, published a book about a disease that was then known as the “French disease”, which he named syphilis. Fracastoro’s book, Syphilis sive morbus Gallicus, was written as a poem in hexameters verses, using figures from Greek mythology that provided facts about the Spanish discovery of the New World in Cited by: 1.

IIe Conférence internationale pour la prophylaxie de la syphilis et des maladies vénériennes: sous le patronage du gouvernment belge (Bruxelles, 1er-6 septembre ): programme [Reprint] ()[Leatherbound] by Conférence internationale pour la prophylaxie de la syphilis et des maladies vénériennes (2nd: Brussels),Royal College of Surgeons of England and a great selection of. In Girolamo Fracastoro completed an earlier version of the poem, Syphilis sive morbus Gallicus. For the next 16 years after the publication of Syphilis sive morbus Gallicus, Fracastoro worked on a book that he asserted was "not as a poet but as a doctor," De Contagione et Contagiosis Morbis et Eorum Cura-tione, or On Contagion. Girolamo Fracastoro (Latin: Hieronymus Fracastorius; c. /8 – 6 August ) was an Italian physician, poet, and scholar in mathematics, geography and toro subscribed to the philosophy of atomism, and rejected appeals to hidden causes in scientific investigation.. Fracastoro was born in Verona, Republic of Venice and educated at Padua where at 19 he was appointed professor. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.

Syphilis was the name of the ostensible first sufferer of the disease, a shepherd and hero (if such a word can be used here) of the poem written by the Italian physician Girolamo Fracastoro, Syphilis sive Morbus Gallicus. Example: "Untreated syphilis doesn't just go away." - Kathy McCoy & Charles Wibbelsman, The Teenage Body Book, Syphilis, Ou Le Mal Vénérien, Poème Latin de Jérôme Fracastor, Avec La Traduction En Français Et Des Notes [traduction de Philippe Macquer Et Jacques | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by.

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Buy new: $ & FREE Shipping. Details. Available to ship in days. Qty: Qty: 1. Add to Cart. Buy Now Secure transaction. Your transaction is secure Author: Girolamo Fracastoro. Soon after its publication (in ) Fracastoro was hailed as a major Latin poet, an equal of Virgil. In the first two books of Syphilis Fracastoro not only describes in vivid terms the symptoms and known cures for syphilis, but also presents for the first time his theory of 'contagion', a major breakthrough towards modern understanding of by: 5.

Girolamo Fracastoro (?) was a doctor and scientist, as well as a poet. He was born in the northern Italian city of Verona, into a prominent local family. Verona is at one of the crossroads of Europe, and although Fracastoro's whole life was spent in that vicinity, he maintained a wide circle of friends and correspondents, keeping up-to-date with what was going on elsewhere.

Girolamo Fracastoro was an Italian physician, his studies of the mode of syphilis transmission are an early example of epidemiology. Rare Book Sale Monitor Fair/Sale Calendar. In the first two books of Syphilis Fracastoro not only describes in vivid terms the symptoms and known cures for syphilis, but also presents for the first time his theory of 'contagion', a major breakthrough towards modern understanding of disease.

He was later to write a scientific prose treatise De Contagione. Girolamo Fracastoro wrote two works on syphilis: his famous poem, in which he gave a name to the disease, and a prose treatise.

From the comparison of these works, in this paper we have identified. The name for syphilis is derived from Fracastoro's epic poem in three books, Syphilis sive morbus gallicus ("Syphilis or The French Disease"), about a shepherd boy named Syphilus who insulted the Greek god Apollo[6] and was punished by that god with a horrible disease.

The poem suggests using mercury and "guaiaco" as a date: Syphilis ou le mal vénérien: Poeme Latin de Jerome Fracastor avec la traduction en François & des notes [Syphilis, or the venereal disease: the Latin poem of Girolamo Fracastoro with French translation & notes]. Paris, Girolamo Fracastoro () was a.

lished a book about a disease that was then known as the “French disease”, which he named syphilis. Fracastoros Syphilis book Fracastoro’s book, Syphilis sive morbus Gallicus, was written as a poem in hexameters verses, using figures from Greek my-thology that provided facts about the Spanish discovery of the New World in COVID Resources.

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Other articles where Syphilis sive morbus Gallicus is discussed: Girolamo Fracastoro: He is best-known for “Syphilis sive morbus Gallicus” (; “Syphilis or the French Disease”), a work in rhyme giving an account of the disease, which he named.

He made an intense study of epidemic diseases, and, while in the service of Pope Paul III at the Council of Trent. The work that brought most fame to Fracastoro was a lengthy narrative poem Syphilis sive morbus Gallicus (; Syphilis: Or, A Poetical History of the French Disease, ), written in verses.

Fracastoro’s Theory on Transmission of Syphilis. Fracastoro’s explanation of the transmission of syphilis and further contagious diseases was seen as a pioneering perspective in gh microorganisms had been mentioned as a possible cause of disease by the Roman scholar Marcus Varro in the 1st century BC, Fracastoro’s was the first scientific statement of.

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An edition of Syphilis () Hieronymus Fracastor's Syphilis from the original Latin; a translation in prose of Fracastor's immortal poem. by Girolamo. What is known about the etymology of the word "syphilis" goes back to a story that Fracastoro told in his book in about a Greek shepherd, Syphilus, who led a revolt against the god of the sun.

He published a book on astronomy (Homocentricorum seu de Stellis Liber Unus, ), five years prior to Copernicus, his fellow medical student. The current volume in our collection is a compilation of two related works: Fracastoro' Syphilis sive Morbus Gallicus, published inand Alfonso Ferri’s work on the use of guaiacum to treat.

Fracastoro wrote Syphilis between and and published it in The work is a Latin hexameter poem in three books on the symptoms, treatment and origins of the "French Disease," which only later became synonymous with the title of the poem (Castiglioni ; Eatough 12). Julius.

Girolamo Fracastoro is best remembered for his epic poem, ‘Syphilis sive morbus Gallicus’, published in three books. He opens he discourse with the tale of a shepherd boy named Syphilus, who was punished with the horrible disease for insulting Apollo. Drei Bücher von den Kontagien, den kontagiösen Krankheiten und deren Behandlung ().

Übersetzt und eingeleitet von Viktor Fossel. by Fracastoro (Fracastorius), Girolamo and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Leona Baumgartner Collection of Fracastoro’s Syphilis Description In addition to her work in public health administration, Dr.

Leona Baumgartner () was a noted scholar, bibliophile, and book collector, publishing historical studies on Leonardo, Harvey Cushing, and. By Rebecca Pou, Project Archivist To celebrate National Poetry Month, we are sharing a poem from our collection each week during April.

Syphilis seems like an unlikely topic for a poem, yet it is the subject of an important and popular work. Syphilis, or the French Disease, was first published in At that time, syphilis.

on syphilis, we deem important to point out the theoretical process faced by Fracastoro in his intent to describing the disease, particularly in what refers to the forms of contagion. In his first poem book, Fracastoro (, p) describes the dissemination of the disease in America and its arrival in the Old Continent saying.

An Italian physician, poet, and scholar in mathematics, geography and astronomy. Fracastoro subscribed to the philosophy of atomism, and rejected appeals to. Syphilis, or, A poetical history of the French disease by Girolamo Fracastoro (Book) editions published between and in 9 languages and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

In it he described numerous contagious diseases and the means by which contagion can be spread. Closely associated with this was Syphilis, sive morbus gallicus the book that gave the disease its name. Fracastoro was a humanist poet, and some of his medical works, including Syphilis, are in poetry.

Hieronymi Fracastorii Syphilis, sive morbus gallicus. [In verse.] - Ebook written by Girolamo Fracastoro. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Hieronymi Fracastorii Syphilis, sive morbus gallicus.

[In verse.].Author: Girolamo Fracastoro. Foremost among Girolamo Fracastoro’s prose work is the treatise Syphilis (wr. pb. Other scientific pieces include Homocentricorum sive de stellis (; homocentricity on the stars. Renaissance poet and physician Girolamo Fracastoro (–) coined the neologism “syphilis” in the first poem that fictionalizes Columbus's voyage to the New World.

Syphilis sive Morbus Gallicus () captures, as this article shows, the bonds among poetic, philological, and medical discoveries as an unprecedented inquiry into the. The British medical journal Lancet called Girolamo Fracastoro () "the physician who did most to spread knowledge of the origin, clinical details and available treatments of [the sexually-transmitted disease syphilis] throughout a troubled Europe." A true Renaissance man, Fracastoro excelled in the arts and sciences and engaged in a lifelong study of literature, music, geography.

Girolamo Fracastoro, Latin Hieronymus Fracastorius, (born c. Verona, Republic of Venice [now in Italy]—died Aug. 8,Caffi [now Affi], near Verona), Italian physician, poet, astronomer, and geologist, who proposed a scientific germ theory of disease more than years before its empirical formulation by Louis Pasteur and Robert Koch.

At the University of Padua Fracastoro was a. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Girolamo Fracastoro books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.Card Cover. Condición: Good +. 1st Edition (as such). Fracastoro, dfirst introduced the name 'syphilis'.

vii+19p. A few neat relevant additions have been added in longhand. Book clean and unmarked apert from a little foxing. Card covers dusty and darkened toward the spine. See scans.One of the great medical authorities of the early sixteenth century, Girolamo Fracastoro (–) was also a prominent Neo-Latin poet.

This volume includes his famous didactic poem Syphilis in three books, which gave the name to the disease and contains the first poetical description of Columbus’s discovery of America. Also included are a short Biblical epic, the Joseph, and the Carmina.