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CONRAD GESNER A QUATERCENTENARY EXHIBIT NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE Bethesda, Maryland CONRAD GESNER Physician, Scholar, Scientist A quatercentenary exhibit held November-December in the National Library of Medicine Bethesda, Maryland CONTENTS Introduction Brief life of Conrad Gesner () I. Conrad Gessner (or Konrad Gessner, 26 March – 13 December ) was a Swiss naturalist and bibliographer. His five-volume Historiae animalium (–) is a forerunner of modern zoology. The flowering plant genus Gesneria is named after him. Career. He studied at Strasbourg, Bourges (–) and Paris. Oct 14, · The 16th-Century Fossil Book that First Depicted the Pencil. Allison Meier October 14, () by Conrad Gessner was also the first book to systematically illustrate fossils, Author: Allison Meier. Conrad Gesner, Conrad also spelled Konrad, Gesner also spelled Gessner, (born March 26, , Zürich, Swiss Confederation [Switzerland]—died December 13, , Zürich), Swiss physician and naturalist best known for his systematic compilations of information on animals and plants.
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The Historia Animalium, a five-volume, page diversionary project for the prolific and energetic Swiss bibliographer Conrad Gesner (), was published in Zurich between Gesner’s volume four, devoted to sea life, includes ethereal cephalopods, a conniving crab, and fish of all sorts, including bishop fish and other strange hybrid forms. Conrad Gessner (also Konrad Gesner, Conrad Geßner, Conrad von Gesner, Conradus Gesnerus, Conrad Gesner; 26 March – 13 December ) was a Swiss naturalist and bibliographer. He was well known as a botanist, physician and classical linguist. His five-volume Historiae animalium (–) is considered the beginning of modern zoology, and the flowering plant genus Gesneria . About. Conrad Gessner was born in Zurich, Switzerland. He was a Swiss botanist, physician and naturalist. His five-volume Historiae animalium is considered the beginning of modern zoology, and the flowering plant genus Gesneria and its family Gesneriaceae are named after him. Get Social with AzQuotes. Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends.