Translation it is that openeth the window, to let in the light; that breaketh...– Preface to the King James Bible (1611) 欽定訳聖書、序文、1611年
ひとり燈のもとに文をひろげて、見ぬ世の人を友とするぞ、こよなう慰むわざなる。 There is no greater comfort than...– 吉田兼好 『徒然草』第十三段 YOSHIDA Kenkō, Essays in Idleness, Chapter 13 (written ca. 1330-1332)
The Surgical Casebook of HANAOKA Seishū →
The U.S. National Institute of Medicine has just uploaded a virtual edition of a fascinating illustrated manuscript showing men and women in early 19th-century Japan who came to the doctor HANAOKA Seishū 華岡青洲 (1760-1835) for surgical treatment. The graphically illustrated, colorful images in his casebook show several surgical problems he treated. (Click here for the website.) Hanaoka was the...