Anatomical study in the Western world before the Middle Ages: historical evidence

Although modern anatomy is commonly retained to begin in the XVI century, the roots of anatomical study in the Western world may be identified beforehand. An anatomical practice was present in the Western world well before the Middle Ages, starting in ancient Greece. Hippocrates of Cos (V-IV centuries B.C.) provided descriptions of the heart andContinua a leggere “Anatomical study in the Western world before the Middle Ages: historical evidence”