Syphilis, or, A poetical history of the French disease

  • 84 Pages
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  • English

Printed for Jacob Tonson , London
Syphilis -- Early works to
Other titlesPoetical history of the French disease, Poetical history of the French disease.
Statementwritten in Latin by Fracastorius ; and now attempted in English by N. Tate.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1229:22.
ContributionsTate, Nahum, 1652-1715
The Physical Object
Pagination[15], 84 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16762110M

Get this from a library. Syphilis, or, A poetical history of the French disease. [Girolamo Fracastoro; Nahum Tate]. Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

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Syphilis; or, A poetical history of the French disease. London, In the poem, which is broken into three parts, we learn of the disease and some popular treatments of the time, including mercury and the plant remedy guaiac.

Syphilis, sex and fear: How the French disease conquered the world Researching the Borgias, Sarah Dunant learnt how syphilis took Europe by storm during the s, and the far. syphilis (sĬf´əlĬs), contagious or transmitted disease caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum (described by Fritz Schaudinn and Erich Hoffmann in ).

Syphilis was not widely recognized until an epidemic in Europe at the end of the 15th cent. Some medical historians have proposed that syphilis first appeared in Spain among sailors who had returned from the New World in.

The French, Syphilis the other hand, preferred to call it the ‘Neapolitan disease’ blaming it on the city of Naples.” Syphilis was so sinful that it could not be discussed by name.

“This continued hesitancy to discuss sexual matters is reflected in the terminology used in newspapers and other public media of A poetical history of the French disease book early twentieth century. "Syphilis, or, A poetical history of the French disease written in Latin by Fracastorius; and now attempted in English by N.

Tate." Fracastoro, Girolamo, Tate, Nahum, Errata: p. 15], 84 p. London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, Wing / F English Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library ++++. Since there was no official name for the disease people usually named it after an enemy or a country they thought responsible for it.

The French called it the “Neapolitan disease”, or the “Spanish disease”, and also the “great pox”, the English and Italians called it the “French disease”, or the “French pox”, Germans called it the “French evil”, the Russians called it. Syphilis has been infecting people for centuries, and many researchers have tried to pinpoint the part of the world where the bacterium that causes the disease first appeared.

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Despite all efforts Author: Bahar Gholipour. SYPHILIS: OR, A POETICAL HISTORY OF THE French Disease. Written In Latin by FRACASTORIVS. And now Attempted in English by N. TATE. LONDON, Printed for Iacob Tonson, at the Iudge 's-Head in Chancery-lane near Fleetstreet.

Bibliography - Origins of Syphilis - Anthropology bibliographies - in Harvard style. Book. de Vigo, J. Practica in Arte Chirurgia - Liber Quintus. Syphilis, or, A poetical history of the French disease - Printed for Jacob Tonson - London. In-text: (Fracastoro and Tate, ).

Syphilis, systemic disease caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. Syphilis can be acquired through sexual and nonsexual contact.

An unborn fetus can be infected by the mother. A chancre at the site of infection is an early symptom. Latent infection can damage the heart and nerves, causing death.

Drawing parallels with the medical & social campaigns against AIDS, Quetel notes that the history of syphilis has a surprisingly contemporary resonance. In addition to tracing the history of the medical conceptualizations of syphilis & the attendant therapies for the disease, Quetel also charts the cultural representations of syphilis over a /5(5).

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacterium called Treponema is is usually spread by sexual contact. However, a fetus can get syphilis from its mother while she is pregnant or during is called congenital syphilis. There are four stages of syphilis: the primary, secondary, latent, and tertiary esDB: Syphilis was associated with sin and sex outside of marriage.

German researchers discovered the bacteria that causes syphilis. Another team of German researchers developed the Wassermann test, which is the main test used today to test for syphilis. Brief history of syphilis. and United Kingdom named syp hilis ‘the French disease’, Romanian book in [21] Journal of Medicine and Life Vol.

7, Issue 1, January-March   In a epic poem, Italian physician and poet Hieronymus Fracastorius coined 'Syphilis' as the name of his poem's protagonist, a shepherd afflicted. The work that brought most fame to Fracastoro was a lengthy narrative poem Syphilis sive morbus Gallicus (; Syphilis: Or, A Poetical History of the French Disease, ), written in verses.

A physician, astronomer, and poet of Verona, Fracastoro’s poem was written in two volumes,and in a third published five years later.

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In Nahum Tate translated it with the titleSyphilis: or, a Poetical History of the French Disease. The term syphilis was employed systematically by Fracastoro in his treatise De Contagione ii.

xi Cited by: 6. Syphilis, or, A poetical history of the French disease / by: Fracastoro, Girolamo, Published: () Published: () The sinister shepherd: a translation of Girolamo Fracastoro's Syphilidis sive de morbo gallico libri tres / by: Fracastoro, Girolamo, "History of Syphilis" aims to present a comprehensive history of the origin, nature and treatment of venereal disease.

Since the appearance of syphilis in Europe at the end of the 15th century to the current debates on AIDS, venereal disease has always been a topic of research and controversy/5(4). The History of Syphilis book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

From its appearance in Europe at the end of the fifteenth ce /5.

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Whilst this poem is filled with mythological allusions it affords a good clinical description of the origin, symptoms and treatment of the disease now known by the name Fracastoro gave to one of his poetical characters.

5,6 The three-volume poem, written in hexameters, consists of verses and traces the origin of syphilis through two. Charles Jules Henry Nicolle (–), French bacteriologist (Nobel Prize for Medicine in ) and a supporter of the theory of American origin of syphilis, confirmed in his book Birth, Life and Death of Infectious Diseases that “syphilis gives us the example of a disease that came from a Cited by: 3.

The first cases of syphilis in Europe were reported over years ago in French soldiers invading Naples, Italy. Since then, the disease has been known by many names, including the great imitator, on account of its broad range of clinical manifestations in addition to genital lesions, and has been well described in the scientific and historical literature.

The Appearance of Syphilis in the sOverviewThe earliest references to the disease now known as syphilis come from the s, when it broke out among French troops besieging the city of Naples.

Initially known as morbus gallicus (the French Disease), it soon became epidemic throughout Europe. The disease left visible and disfiguring signs of infection, which led to social stigmatization.

FRACASTORO'S SYPHILIS: NAHUM TATE AND THE REALMS OF APOLLO RAYMOND A. ANSELMENT DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT When Nahum Tate published Syphilis: or, A Poetical History of the French Disease, this publication was the first translation among more than twenty-five editions of Girolamo Fracastoro's famousCited by: 2.

French Translation of “syphilis” | The official Collins English-French Dictionary online. OverFrench translations of English words and phrases. Syphilis is part of a category of diseases known as treponemal disease, a group that also includes yaws, a skin infection found in tropical parts of South America, Asia, and Africa; the Chiu Chiu Author: Cari Romm.

Ehrlich finds cure for syphilis Paul Ehrlich () was born in East Prussia (now Poland), the son of a lottery-office keeper. He went to the University of Leipzig to pursue a career in.

"With syphilis, wars were going on in Europe at the time, and all the turmoil set the stage for the disease. Nowadays, a lot of diseases jump the species barrier due to environmental unrest.".Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by Treponema pallidum and divided into three stages according to the duration of the disease: primary, secondary and tertiary.

Fracastoro, Syphilis: or a Poetical History of the French Disease. Dedicated to the Cardinal Pietro Bembo, Secretary of Briefs to Leo X, the medical poem, of great formal elegance, was republished in 50 editions and was translated into many languages.

It is in Latin and deals with the punishment given by Apollo to the young shepherd by: