17) He was the most famous physician, philosopher, encyclopaedist, mathematician and astronomer of his time. His influence can still be felt today.

17) He was the most famous physician, philosopher, encyclopaedist, mathematician and astronomer of his time. His influence can still be felt today.

Pierre Larousse ♦ French grammarian, lexicographer and encyclopaedist.

Pierre Larousse ♦ French grammarian, lexicographer and encyclopaedist.

Aulus Cornelius Celsus, 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. The De Medicina is a primary source on diet, pharmacy, surgery and related fields, and it is one of the best sources concerning medical knowledge in the Roman world. He made contributions to the classification of human skin disorders in dermatology, and his name is often occurring in medical terms about the skin.

Aulus Cornelius Celsus, 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. The De Medicina is a primary source on diet, pharmacy, surgery and related fields, and it is one of the best sources concerning medical knowledge in the Roman world. He made contributions to the classification of human skin disorders in dermatology, and his name is often occurring in medical terms about the skin.

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.

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.

Self-taught encyclopaedist Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, in RV 69. http://rawvision.com/articles/frederic-bruly-bouabre

Self-taught encyclopaedist Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, in RV 69. http://rawvision.com/articles/frederic-bruly-bouabre

Paracelsus: the Father of Toxicology and the Enemy of Physicians. #history

Paracelsus: the Father of Toxicology and the Enemy of Physicians. #history

Francis the Encyclopaedist

Francis the Encyclopaedist

Aulus Cornelius Celsus (c. 25 BC – c. 50 AD) was a Roman encyclopaedist, known for his extant medical work, De Medicina. The De Medicina is a primary source on diet, pharmacy, surgery and related fields, and it is one of the best sources concerning medical knowledge in the Roman world. Hippocrates used the Greek word carcinos, meaning crab or crayfish, to refer to malignant tumors. It was Celsus who translated the Greek term into the Latin “CANCER”, also meaning crab.

Aulus Cornelius Celsus (c. 25 BC – c. 50 AD) was a Roman encyclopaedist, known for his extant medical work, De Medicina. The De Medicina is a primary source on diet, pharmacy, surgery and related fields, and it is one of the best sources concerning medical knowledge in the Roman world. Hippocrates used the Greek word carcinos, meaning crab or crayfish, to refer to malignant tumors. It was Celsus who translated the Greek term into the Latin “CANCER”, also meaning crab.

War of the Encyclopaedists by Christopher Robinson

War of the Encyclopaedists by Christopher Robinson

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