L’Hygiasticon de Leonard Lessius (1613): un traité jésuite de diététique, question d’ascèse ou de raison?

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Abstract

In this study, the author analyses the textual relationships between two treatises on dietetics, one by the Venetian Luigi Cornaro, published in the sixteenth century, and the other by the Belgian Jesuit Leonard Lessius, published in the beginning of the seventeenth century
Original languageFrench
Title of host publicationFormes du savoir médical à la Renaissance
EditorsViolaine Giacomotto-Charra, Jacqueline Vons
Place of PublicationPessac
PublisherMaison des Sciences de l’Homme d’Aquitaine
Pages165-185
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9782858924684
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

  • Luigi Cornaro
  • Jesuit
  • Renaissance
  • Dietetics
  • Medicine
  • Leonard Lessius

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