17) He was the most famous physician, philosopher, encyclopaedist, mathematician and astronomer of his time. His influence can still be felt today.
N - THE MADNESS OF REASON is the story of an unusual obsession. A French encyclopaedist tries to complete his life's work from beyond death. Hovering between dream and reality, this magical film plays on the confrontation between the Western mind and African spirituality.
Paracelsus: the Father of Toxicology and the Enemy of Physicians. #history
William Smellie. I was born in the William Smellie Hospital in Lanark
Aulus Cornelius Celsus (c. 25 BC – c. 50 AD) was a Roman encyclopaedist, known for his extant medical work, De Medicina, which is believed to be the only surviving section of a much larger encyclopedia.
Tajikistan 20 Somoni 1999 (2000) - Front: Abu Ali ibn Sina (Avicenna) (980-1037), great scientist, Persian encyclopaedist of the Tajik people. Back: Hissar Castle. Artifacts. National Flag of Tajikistan. Watermark: Portrait of Abu Ali ibn Sino.
Antique French Dictionary from 1889 Pierre Larousse Editions
The name Larousse is synonymous with French dictionaries. Pierre Larousse who died in 1875 was a French grammarian, lexicographer & encyclopaedist who first published the Nouveau Dictionnaire de la langue française (New Dictionary of the French Language) in 1856. That dictionary became the Petit Larousse & is still published today. This edition is from 1889 & has 1224 pages including 23 maps & 2000 illustrations (gravures) / via Etsy