Illustrations in Human Anatomy Treatise

Human anatomy treatise with illustrations was published in Basel, Switzerland, in 1543 De humani corporis fabrica (On the Human’s Bodily Works). Continue reading

Philipp Melanchthon

Philip Melanchthon (born Philipp Schwartzerdt; 16 February 1497 – 19 April 1560) was a German Lutheran reformer, collaborator with Martin Luther, the first systematic theologian of the Protestant Reformation, intellectual leader of the Lutheran Reformation, and an influential designer of educational systems. He stands next to Luther and John Calvin as a reformer, theologian, and moulder of Protestantism. Continue reading

Duke of Saxony Opened Public Schools

Maurice, Duke of Saxony, opened three public schools on his lands in 1543. Continue reading