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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Barthez, Paul Joseph

A celebrated physician, physiologist, and Encyclopædist, born at Montpellier, where he founded a medical school; suffered greatly during the Revolution; was much esteemed and honoured by Napoleon; is celebrated among physiologists as the advocate of what he called the Vital Principle as a physiological force in the functions of the human organism; his work "Nouveaux Eléments de la Science de l'Homme" has been translated into all the languages of Europe (1734-1806).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Barthez, Paul Joseph'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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