Lectio magistralis on palaeo-pathography by Francesco Galassi

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Dr Francesco Galassi has been awarded the rare privilege to give a lectio magistralis on palaeo-pathography, also covering his work at the IEM, entitled “Le malattie dei Grandi: Giulio Cesare e l’arte patografica” at the Rubiconia Accademia dei Filopatridi (http://www.accademia-rubiconia-filop.org). Established in 1651 in Savignano sul Rubicone (Forlì-Cesena, Italy, the place where Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon in 49 BC) the Academy is one of the most ancient such institutions in the Italian peninsula and counts amongt its historic members some of the most refined Italian and European scholars, such as Giosué Carducci, Giovanni Pascoli, René de Chateaubriand, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Theodor Mommsen, and it has recently welcomed the Minister of Cultural Heritage, Mr Dario Franceschini, as an honorary member.