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Brunschwig’s surgical armamentarium

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From Gurlt’s “Geschichte der Chirurgie”
Hans von Gerssdorff and Hieronymus Brunschwig, who flourished in the latter half of the fifteenth century in Germany, have both left early printed treatises on Surgery which give excellent woodcuts showing pictures of instruments, operations, and costumes, at the end of the medieval period.

The Project Gutenberg eBook, Medieval Medicine, by James Joseph Walsh
Published in 1920
Posted on
Monday 6 July 2020
Medicine, Middle Ages