Illustration of the Skeletal System From De Humani Corpis Fabrica (1543)

Andreas Vesalius a Flemish physician and anatomist produced a seven volume work known as De Humani Corpis Fabrica Libri Septum.┬áThis work pioneered medical illustration and anatomical science. Through dissection Andreas Vesalius was able to prove that the theories of Galen were incorrect. Galen the classical Greek physician’s theories were dominant in the medical field. The […]

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Turkey A Nation In Transition

This documentary from the International Film Foundation provides a general history of Turkey and the Middle East. The major shift was in 1923 with the rise of Kemal Attaturk who was the founder of modern Turkey. The geography can either be arid or have lust soil. It has been for 3,000 years the heart of […]

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