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By Ambroise Pare, Janis L. Pallister

Ambroise Paré, born in France round 1510, used to be leader medical professional to either Charles IX and Henri III. in a single of the 1st makes an attempt to provide an explanation for delivery defects, Paré produced On Monsters and Marvels, an illustrated encyclopedia of curiosities, of large human and animal births, extraordinary beasts, and average phenomena. Janice Pallister's acclaimed English translation deals a glimpse of the wildlife as obvious through a unprecedented Renaissance traditional thinker.

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Oddly enough, he intermingles these freely with technical terms. Hence, on the same page or within a few pages we find him using, almost indifferently, the words pisser and uriner, or fleurs and mois juxtaposed to menstrues. In referring to the penis he shows equal vacillation, preferring the word verge, which has here been translated as rod, despite the more favored Renaissance English translation, yard. Such vacillation between the vulgar and the technical terminology is not so surprising, however, if we remember that Pare was not a thoroughly educated man and, more importantly, that he was writing for even less XXIX 26 INTRODUCTION 27 28 29 educated barbers and surgeons.

It is not good that mOnsters should live among us. [1579]) In the year of grace 1475, there were similarly engendered in Italy, in the city of Verona, two girls joined together at the kidneys, from the shoulders clear to the buttocks[es]; and because their parents were poor, they were carted around to several cities in Italy, in order to collect money from the people, who were burning to see this new spectacle of Nature. [Fig. 4] 3. Figure of a girl having two heads ]9[ 9 10 CHAPTER FOUR 4. Figure of two twin girls joined and united by the posterior parts In the year 1530, one could see in this very city of Paris a man 11 12 13 from whose belly issued another man, well-formed in all his members, leaving aside the head, and this man was forty years old,· or thereabouts, and he carried this body in his arms thus, so marvelously that people assembled in droves to see him, the figure of which is shown to you drawn from life.

It is not good that mOnsters should live among us. [1579]) In the year of grace 1475, there were similarly engendered in Italy, in the city of Verona, two girls joined together at the kidneys, from the shoulders clear to the buttocks[es]; and because their parents were poor, they were carted around to several cities in Italy, in order to collect money from the people, who were burning to see this new spectacle of Nature. [Fig. 4] 3. Figure of a girl having two heads ]9[ 9 10 CHAPTER FOUR 4. Figure of two twin girls joined and united by the posterior parts In the year 1530, one could see in this very city of Paris a man 11 12 13 from whose belly issued another man, well-formed in all his members, leaving aside the head, and this man was forty years old,· or thereabouts, and he carried this body in his arms thus, so marvelously that people assembled in droves to see him, the figure of which is shown to you drawn from life.

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