9.30 a.m.
PIETRO D’ABANO "SCIENTIST" IN THE PRE-GALILEIAN PADUA

Coordination by Gregorio Piaia
University of Padua

9.45 a.m.
Pietro d’Abano on poisons.

Medieval Tradition and Greek sources.

Alain Touwaide
Smithsonian Institution of Washington

 

10.15 a.m.
The poisons in literature and the iconography at the time of Pietro d’Abano

Piero Morpurgo
National Commission for the Edition
of the Schola Salernitana (Ministry of Cultural Heritage)

10.45 a.m.
Pietro d’Abano and the astrological image 

Giordana Mariani Canova

University of Padua

11.15 a.m. Coffee break

11.30 a.m.
 "Embryological" places in the works of Pietro d’Abano.

Comparison of cultural models
Romana Martorelli Vico

University of Urbino

12.00 a.m.
Pietro d’Abano and Marco Polo

Francesco Bottin

University of Padua

12.30 a.m. Debate

1.00 p.m. Conclusions