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Medieval Medicine: Its Mysteries and Science



Conjuring up a time when butchers and executioners knew more about anatomy than university-trained physicians, the phrase `medieval medicine’ sounds horrific to those of us with modern ideas on hygiene, instant pain relief and effective treatments. In those days no one could allay the dread of plague or the many other horrible diseases we have now forgotten. However, the medieval medical profession provided patients with everything from cosmetic procedures and dietary advice to life-saving…

Medieval Medicine

Pub Date : 2016-04-15 | Author : Toni Mount | Publisher : Amberley

ISBN 10 : 144565542X
ISBN 13 : 9781445655420

A time when butchers and executioners knew more about anatomy than university-trained physicians - travel back to a time of such unlikely remedies as leeches, roasted cat and red b..

Dragon S Blood Willow Bark

Pub Date : 2015-04-15 | Author : Toni Mount | Publisher : Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN 10 : 9781445644103
ISBN 13 : 144564410X

A time when butchers and executioners knew more about anatomy than university-trained physicians – travel back to a time of such unlikely remedies as leeches, roasted cat and red..

Medieval Medicine

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Faith Wallis | Publisher : University of Toronto Press

ISBN 10 : 9781442601031
ISBN 13 : 1442601035

In this collection of over 100 primary sources, many translated for the first time, Faith Wallis reveals the dynamic world of medicine in the Middle Ages that has been largely unav..

Medieval And Early Renaissance Medicine

Pub Date : 2009-05-15 | Author : Nancy G. Siraisi | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226761312
ISBN 13 : 9780226761312

Western Europe supported a highly developed and diverse medical community in the late medieval and early Renaissance periods. In her absorbing history of this complex era in medici..

Medieval Medicine

Pub Date : 2013-04-09 | Author : Luke DeMaitre | Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN 10 : 9780313038426
ISBN 13 : 0313038422

Far from the primitive and barbaric practices the Middle Ages may conjure up in our minds, doctors during that time combined knowledge, tradition, innovation, and intuition to crea..

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