Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Studying Medicine In Leiden In The 1630s

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

At the time of Thomas Browne?s matriculation Leiden University had become a mature institution. Leiden University was set up as a Protestant institution right from the beginning, but it was not the intention of the founders to bind the professors and students to one true faith. Leiden University?s aim was to offer a modernized medical education. The University used the botanical garden and the anatomy theatre as what amounted to a publicity campaign, to propagate its new approach in teaching. In 1610 four copper engravings, after drawings by Jan Cornelisz Woudt, were issued. A profound study of the medical classics was still considered a principal and essential tool for medical students to acquire medical knowledge. Thomas Browne?s stay in Leiden was thus relatively short. Apparently he graduated under article XXIII of the new Statutes, which accepted certain criteria as equivalent to equivalent to attendance at certain courses.

Keywords: Leiden University; medical education; Thomas Browne

10.1163/ej.9789004171732.i-314.18
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004171732.i-314.18
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    “A man very well studyed”: New Contexts for Thomas Browne — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation