Alchemy discussion forum Home
 Search       Members   Calendar   Help   Home 
Search by username
Not logged in - Login | Register 
Alchemy discussion forum > Bibliography > New books about alchemy > Book by William Eamon: The Professor of Secrets

Book by William Eamon: The Professor of Secrets
 Moderated by: alchemyd  
 New Topic   Reply   Print 
AuthorPost
Paul Ferguson
Member


Joined: Fri Feb 15th, 2008
Location:  
Posts: 1502
Status:  Offline
 Posted: Fri Apr 3rd, 2020 12:04 pm
 Quote  Reply 

SET AGAINST THE BACKDROP of Renaissance Italy, this book explores the era’s medicine and culture through the life of the world’s first "celebrity doctor"—whose miracle cures and outsize personality drew both adoration and scorn. The Professor of Secrets was Leonardo Fioravanti, a brilliant, forward-thinking, and utterly unconventional doctor. His marvelous remedies and talent for self-aggrandizement earned him the adoration of the people, the derision of the medical establishment, and a reputation as one of his era’s most colorful and combative figures.


https://www.academia.edu/5411507/The_Professor_of_Secrets_Mystery_Medicine_and_Alchemy_in_Renaissance_Italy

Last edited on Fri Apr 3rd, 2020 01:50 pm by Paul Ferguson


 Current time is 03:35 am




Powered by WowBB 1.7 - Copyright © 2003-2006 Aycan Gulez