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The professor of secrets : mystery medicine and alchemy in Renaissance Italy, by William Eamon

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The professor of secrets : mystery medicine and alchemy in Renaissance Italy
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The professor of secrets
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mystery medicine and alchemy in Renaissance Italy
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by William Eamon
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Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
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  • 610.92
  • B
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illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
The professor of secrets : mystery medicine and alchemy in Renaissance Italy, by William Eamon
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue: Experience and memory -- "Mia dolce patria" -- The empire of disease -- Medical Bologna -- Leonardo and the anatomists -- The education of a surgeon -- The road of experience -- The carnival doctor -- The new Asclepius -- The marvelous virtues of Precipitato -- Charlatan or wonder worker? -- An ingenious surgery -- The marvels of Naples -- An academy of magi -- The university of war -- The cardinal's house -- A surgeon in Rome -- A road not taken -- Venetian curiosities -- The lure of the charlatan -- A writer for the age -- Venice's scientific underworld -- Mathematical magic -- The search for the philosopher's stone -- A star is born -- The medical entrepreneur -- Ambition and glory -- A conspiracy of doctors -- The chameleon -- Life and art -- In the court of the Catholic king -- Masters of fire -- The charlatan's trial -- "Il mio sacco e vuoto" -- The judgment of history -- Epilogue: Traces -- Appendix: Catalogue of editions and translations of Leonardo Fioravanti's books
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24 cm.
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368 p.
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9781426206504
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2010014716
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