Alexey Protasov Protasevich( anatomy, a member of the Russia Academy.)
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Biography Alexey Protasov Protasevich
1724 - 1796
Place of the Soldiers' children education started in the barracks of the Semenov regiment, and graduated at Leyden University, where he was sent to the Academy of Sciences after graduating from the University the first academic student. For the protection of the thesis "De actione ventriculi humani in ingesta" at the University of Strasbourg (1763), Protasov was awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine and defined, at the insistence M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, in the same year, extraordinary professor of the Academy. From 1769 to 1781. Protasov corrected Acting Secretary of the former academic committee and in 1771 made an ordinary academician, in addition, . in 1767 he managed the academic printing, . zaveduya at the same time, engraving and painting houses, . instrumental and other arts ", . as well as "transferable Department",
. Under his direct "watching" printed travel Lepekhina, Rychkov and others, for several years, public lectures on anatomy at the university and edited the academic journal "New monthly essays". While a student at the academy, he translated the anatomical terms of Preyslerevoy book on anatomy in 1761 amounted to a description of the saiga (ibex imherbis), placed in the academic publication "Novi Commentarii" (t. VII) in Latin, the two assembly language: the physical education of children and the need for movement to preserve the health. Translations: Pequena two books - "Home lechebnik, or a simple way to treat" (1765) and "Method, as rural inhabitants, I use myself in the smallpox" (1766) and the fourth part, enclosing the natural history of human works Buffon "Oeuvres completes". As an anatomist, Protasov, according to the historian of medicine in Russia Ritter, was the first Russian scholars who had distinguished themselves in this field of knowledge. As a member of Academy of Russia (since 1783), Protasov participated in the drafting undertaken by the Academy etymological dictionary and explain technical words related "to the anatomy, disease and printing". Wed. MI. Sukhomlinov "History of Russia Academy" (1876, No.. III). V. P-in.