Category Archives: Renaissance

Saint-Hubert, healer of human and animal rabies

par Hervé Bazin, Professeur émérite de la Faculté de médecine de l’Université de Louvain, Belgique, Adel.  herve-marie.bazin@wanadoo.fr This article is dedicated to the history of saint Hubert, who was converted to Christianity after having seen a deer bearing a crucifix … Continue reading

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Jean Héroard, the first French “vétérinaire” and author of the treatise called Hippostologie

par Aurélien Jeandel et Christophe Degueurce, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, Adel. cdegueurce@vet-alfort.fr. Biographic data about Jean Héroard. Study of the treatises dealing with the osteology of the horse that were published before he produced his book entitled Hippostologie, c’est-à-dire Discours … Continue reading

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