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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse04 Jan 2019 10:02 p.m. PST

….Grisly World of First Surgeries

"The Wound Man (or Man of Wounds, depending on how you translate it in Fasciculus medicinae, the 1491 medical treatise in which his image first appears) is one of the most well-known medieval surgical diagrams going. It's up there with da Vinci's Vitruvian Man (né 1490) but is far less aesthetically pleasing than what everyone's favorite Renaissance Man had cooked up. Rather, the Wound Man—his poor mangled body decorated with bites and pustules, smashed by rocks, and pierced with various deadly implements—wears a look of serene resignation that belies the myriad violent indignities that have been visited upon him…."

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Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP05 Jan 2019 10:32 a.m. PST

Very cool article, Armand! I may have to look up the book, though not, I think, just prior to going into surgery myself!


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse05 Jan 2019 11:47 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami! (smile)

Best of luck with that!!… (smile)


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