Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 29 On the Bones Which Are Attached to the Sides of the Sacrum

The depression by which the thickest nerve in the body is conveyed

In this bone an area (c in figs. 2, 3) [incisura ischiadica major] should be noticed that is seen between the anterior part of the iliac bone which is attached to the sacrum and the posterior region of the hipbone, carved out to provide a path for the nerve (71 in figs. 2, 3, ch. 11 Bk. 4) [n. ischiadicus] which is the fourth of those going to the leg and is the greatest of all the nerves of the body, being composed of several nerves. 52



Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 29 On the Bones Which Are Attached to the Sides of the Sacrum