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Adam Christian Thebesius - bibliography

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German physician and anatomist, born January 12, 1686, Sandenwalde, Kreis Guhrau, Herzogtum Brieg, Schlesien; died November 10, 1732.


  • Disputatio medica inauguralis: De circulo sanguinis in corde.
    Doctoral dissertation, Lugduni Batacorum (Leiden), A. Elzevier, 1708, 1716, 1740; Leipzig, 1739.
  • Ophthalmographica.
  • De successione morborum.
  • Nova theoria aestus maris. Memorial article by Caspar Theodor Lindner in:
  • Acta physico-medica Academiae Caesarea naturae curiosorum exhibentia ephemerides, sive observationes, historias et experimenta, Nürnberg, 1740: 161-168.
  • Raymond Vieussens:
    Nouvelle decourvertes sur le coeur. Toulouse, 1706. Biographical etc:
  • August Hirsch (1817-1894), publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte aller Zeiten und Völker.
    2nd edition. Berlin, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1929.
    First published in 6 volumes 1884-1888. 3rd edition, München 1962.
  • Harry Wain (1907-1970):
    The Story Behind the Word. Some Interesting Origins of Medical Terms.
    Springfield, Illinois, Charles C. Thomas, 1958.
  • Andreas Mettenleiter:
    Adam Christian Thebesius (1686-1732) und die Entstehung der Vasa Cordis Minima.
    Stuttgart, Franz Steiner Verlag, 2001. 580 pages.
    Sudhoffs Archiv; Zeitschrift Für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Beiheft 47, 2001.
    [Adam Christian Thebesius (1686-1732) and the discovery of the Vasa Cordis Minima.]

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