Introduction

A summary of the past will have a tremendous effect on the future work in human health, life, and death (William Henry Welch)


This database helps to find out historical medical landmarks by their location.

It is intended as a co-operative project - a wiki - for people interested in the history of
medicine and others health-related topics
.

When you travel for personal or professional reasons, through this project, you can easily
locate (potentially, at least!) significant places to pay a visit to in every Country or City:
buildings, monuments, museums, libraries, birthplaces, works of art, etc.

This is a work in progress. Everyone can add new items to “the map”, and enrich or correct
the existing ones.

Then, go to the Page Tree by Countries or use the "Search" button.


Why the name Himetop? Because it is an acronym (History of medicine topographical database) but also because it sounds a little like Imhotep, the egyptian "Father of Medicine" (c. 2686-30 B.C.E.).


Himetop is a project promoted by the Institute of Philosophy of Scientific and Technological Activity (FAST), at the Campus Bio-Medico University, in Rome and directed by Luca Borghi (ti.supmacinu|ihgrob.l#ti.supmacinu|ihgrob.l).

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