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A biographical sketch of Johannes Jessenius: 410th anniversary of his Prague dissection.
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PMID:  21818786     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
This article focuses on Johannes Jessenius (Ján Jesenský) (1566-1621), with particular attention paid to his famous Prague dissection and its publication (2011 marking its 410(th) anniversary). Jessenius was a physician, surgeon, anatomist, scholar, philosopher, and university authority. We focus on the life and main contribution of Jessenius based on his 1600 Prague dissection, the Anatomiae, Pragae (1601). Borovanský described Jessenius' book as "not as a textbook, but as a publication aiming at educated laymen with the purpose of advertising, filled with quotations of old classical authors." This work presents an important part of the Central European scientific, cultural, and political life of the late Renaissance period. Clin. Anat. 2011. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
David Kachlik; David Vichnar; Vladimir Musil; Dana Kachlikova; Kristian Szabo; Josef Stingl
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-8-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical anatomy (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1098-2353     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-8-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8809128     Medline TA:  Clin Anat     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Department of Anatomy, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.
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