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Alberto, de Zancari, c 1280-c 1350 (physician from Bologna)



  • Existence: c 1280-c 1350

Alberto de Zancari was born around 1280 and practised medicine in Ravenna and Bologna. He is mentioned in the Decameron of Boccaccio and in court records of Bologna. Several manuscript versions of Zancari's writings exist and include commentaries on Galen and Consilium ad Calcolum, which deals with renal calculosis.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

A text by Master Alberto de' Zancari, 15th century

Identifier: MS 175/ff. 173v-182v
Contents Following the text De passione animi, the Ad idem title of this text (meaning 'the same) seemingly indicates that this work also deals with hemorrhoids. Alberto de' Zancari (also known as Albertus Bononiensis) was a fourteenth-century teacher and physician from Bologna. His father was also a physician, and Alberto studied medicine at the University of Bologna, graduating as Master in 1326. De' Zancari composed his own text on...
Dates: 15th century