Girolamo Fracastoro

(c. 1476—1553)

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Italian poet and physician who studied medicine in Padua, and then returned to his native Verona to practise as a physician. In 1530 he published a neo-Latin poem (dedicated ...

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Literature.

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