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João Curvo Semedo

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João Curvo Semedo
Joao Curvo Semedo - Gerard Edelinck, after Felix da Costa.jpg
João Curvo Semedo, engraving by Gérard Edelink, based on portrait by Félix da Costa
Born Ioam Curvo Semmedo
1 December 1635(1635-12-01)
Monforte, Kingdom of Portugal
Died 26 November 1719 (83)
Lisboa, Kingdom of Portugal
Alma mater Colégio de Santo Antão; Universidade de Coimbra

João Curvo Semedo (December 1, 1635 - November 26, 1719) was a Portuguese physician, employed by the Royal House and as a Familiar do Santo Ofício (the Inquisition), and manufacturer of remédios secretos ("secret remedies").

Selected Bibliography

  • Polyanthea Medicinal: Noticias Galenicas e Chymicas Repartidas en Tres Tratados 
  • Observaçones Medicas Doutrinaes de cem Casos Gravissimos 
  • Memorial de Varios Simplices Que da India Occidental, da America, & de Outras Partes do Mundo Vem ao Nosso Reyno para Remedio de Muytas Doenças 
  • Atalaya da Vida Contra as Hostilidades da Morte 
  • Joannis Curvi Semmedi Christi Ordinis Equitis aurati, Sancti Officii Familiaris et Domus Regiae Lusitanicae Sacratae Medici Pvgillvs Rervm Indicarvm 

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