Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Another Medical (Or Chirurgial) Treatise of the Middle Ages

Since part of my readers are presumably medical doctors and personel who think they knew nothing of medicine in the Middle Ages, here is an article on a treatise by John of Arderne, namely hiss Mirror of Phlebotomy & Practice of Surgery, which is located at the Glasgow University Library.

And here is the link to the article, not limited to, but often featuring Arderne:

The Strange and Grotesque Doodles in the Margins of Medieval Books
When the edges take center stage.
by Anika Burgess May 09, 2017

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