Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 28340
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Giles of Rome , , and Jacopo de Forli,
  • Contributor(s): Wallis, Faith, translator
  • Title: The Scholastic “Quaestio”: Aristotle vs. Galen on the Generation of the Embryo [Includes two primary source texts: 1) Giles of Rome, “The Formation of the Fetus in the Uterus,” Chapter 6 That a Woman Can Be Impregnated without the Emission of Her Own Sperm (defending the Aristotelian position) and 2) Jacopo de Forli, “On the Generation of the Embryo,” Question Four Does the Seed of the Woman Contribute Actively to the Generation of the Fetus? (the response from the supporters of Galen).]
  • Source: Medieval Medicine: A Reader.  Edited by Faith Wallis15 University of Toronto Press, 2010.  Pages 222 - 231.
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  • Article Type: Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Aristotle, Ancient Philosopher Biology Galen, Ancient Physician Giles of Rome, Archbishop of Bourges Human Reproduction Jacopo de Forli, Scientist Medicine Semen, Female Sexuality
  • Geographic Area: France ; Italy
  • Century: 13- 14- 15
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  • Year of Publication: 2010.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9781442601697 (hbk); 9781442601031 (pbk)
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