Category Archives: M-R

From the “cocotte” to the threat of the Foot and mouth disease

par Bernard Toma Content: A parallel between the knowledge on Foot and mouth disease at Nocard’s time and on current time. It allows thus to measure the progress done, but also to demonstrate the part of precursor played by Nocard … Continue reading

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Pasteur and the Veterinarians

par Roland Rosset Content: overview of the sometimes difficult relationships established from 1877 unto 1894 between Louis Pasteur and veterinarians, namely H. Bouley, J.A. Bourrel, G.C.Colin, P.V.Galtier et H. Toussaint. A review of the important role played by these veterinarians … Continue reading

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The scientific achievements of Edmond Nocard ( 1850-1903)

par Gérard Orth et Jean-Louis Guénet Content: The main scientific achievements of Edmond Nocard in surgery, bacteriology, epidemiology, hygiene and the prevention of infectious diseases. A review of his close collaboration with Louis Pasteur and Emile Roux. Lire l’article

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The veterinary art of Pelagonius, or the practice of horse doctor in the 4th centuryAD

par Valérie Gitton-Ripoll Content: a reminder of the collaboration between the philologists and the veterinarians for the edition and translation of texts of the Greco-Roman age, and on hippiatrics in ancient times. Study on the identification of certain horse diseases … Continue reading

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Horse medicine in the 18th century, through the writings of Markham and Solleysel

par Christophe Degueurce et Bruno Richoux Content: an analysis of the works of Jacques de Solleyesel (1617-1780) and of Gervase Markham (1568-1637), followed by well-thought-out comparisons of the theory of humours according to each of these two horsemen and of … Continue reading

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History of the Veterinary Ophtalmology in France, from its creation to the early 20th Century

par Bernard Clerc Content: The historical background of the creation of the Veterinary Ophtalmology in France. The lives and achievements of Urbain Leblanc (1797-1871) and Eugène Nicolas (1867-1928). Lire l’article

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A short biography of Edmond Nocard (1850-1903)

par Jean Blancou Content: A summary of the life of Edmond Nocard , who was a teacher and a scientist at the Veterinary School in Alfort (France), as well as one of the first and most distinguished co-workers of Louis … Continue reading

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André RICHIR, Anatomy assistant and moulder at the Alfort veterinary school in the 20th Century

par Marion Beaudonnet * et Christophe Degueurce** * Docteur vétérinaire, Adel. mbeaudonnet@hotmail.com ** Conservateur du Musée Fragonard, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, Adel. cdegueurce@vet-alfort.fr Biography of André Richir (1887-1962), one of the most famous anatomical moulders of the 20th Century, including … Continue reading

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Report of Jean-Henry Magne on the advances of veterinary medicine from 1842 to 1867

par Béatrice Lijour* et Jean Blancou** *Professeur, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Nantes ** Docteur vétérinaire, Ancien Président de l’OIE Presentation, summary and analysis of a report commissioned by the Ministry of Public Instruction to Jean-Henry Magne, Director of the Alfort … Continue reading

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A Cherbourg veterinarian’s sign-board painted by Jean-François Millet (1841)

by Hugues Plaideux, Docteur vétérinaire, Email. hugues.plaideux@free.fr This paper presents a Cherbourg veterinarian’s sign-board painted in 1841 by Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875), the future and celebrated author of The Angelus and The Gleaners. Lost sight of in the late XIXth Century, … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, A-F, Biography, Farriery, Horses, M-R, Modern | Tagged , , | Leave a comment