Ampsing Johann Asver( German physician and astrologer.)
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Biography Ampsing Johann Asver
(Amsing; Ampsing, Amsing)
(1558, prov. Ober-Issel - 19.04.1642, Rostock)
Was a preacher in Haarlem, and then studied medicine and became physician-in-physician Duke East Frislandskogo in Aurich, and in subsequent years - a municipal doctor in Wismar and Rostock. He belongs to a fundamental essay on medical astrology "Yatromatematicheskaya thesis" (1629), through three editions. In this work a. indicates that chronic disease followed the movement of the sun, as acute illness - the movement of the moon; evidence from our own experience that patients are more likely to die during low tide, the eclipse is also accompanied by tragic events. Regarding astrological techniques used in medicine,. notes that the cards Ingres Sun in cardinal signs, though used by many astrologers, completely unreliable in practice doctor. In his book A. as opposed to the followers of Paracelsus in medicine, characterizing them as "absurd kind of philosophers'. A. more inclined to listen to the authority of doctors astrologers, as Levin and Jean Lemnian Fernely.