James H. Raphaelson '21, Gettysburg College
Student Research Paper
The time period of wunderkammer opened a plethora of sciences that scholars devoted their lives to. Among these were botany, zoology, ethnography – studies that had already been somewhat established before. But there were some fields that had not been tapped into, one of them being the study of human anatomy. Up until the late 15th century, the most legitimate writing on anatomy was the Fasciculus medicinae which had very crude illustrations and professed incorrect, archaic theories about the human body. [excerpt]
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Raphaelson, James H., "Immolation of the Phoenix" (2017). Wonders of Nature and Artifice. 19.
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