13th and 14th Century Medical Training and Texts

A Work In Progress
by Sofya la Rus, Mka Lisa Kies



Surgical Developments:

Women in Medieval Medicine

The Ordinary Medieval Practitioner:

Astrological Associations with the Parts of the Body

Aries, the Ram
Taurus, the Bull
Gemini, the Twins
Cancer, the Crab
Leo, the Lion
Virgo, the Virgin
Libra, the Balance
Scorpio, the Scorpion
Sagittarius, the Archer
Capricornus, the Goat
Aquarius, Water Carrier
Pisces, the Fishes
Neck and shoulders
Arms and Hands
Chest and adjacent parts
Heart, and mouth of the stomach
Intestines, base of stomach, umbilical region

References: Getz, Faye M. Healing and society in Medieval England: a Middle English translation of the pharmaceutical writing of Gilbertus Anglicus. University of Wisconsin Press, 1991.

Getz, Faye M. Medicine in the English Middle Ages Princeton University Press. 1998.

Gottfried, Robert S. Doctors and medicine in medieval England, 1340-1530. Princeton University Press, 1986.

Jones, Peter M. Medieval medical miniatures. British Library with Wellcome Institute. 1984.

Macer, Floridus. A Middle English translation of Macer Floridus De viribus herbarum. Harvard University Press, 1949.

Prescott, Elizabeth. The English medieval hospital, c. 1050-1640. Seaby, 1992.

Rawcliffe, Carole. Medicine & society in later medieval England A. Sutton, 1995.

Regiment sanitatis Salernitanum. Ente Provinciale per il Turismo. 1966?

Talbot, Charles H. Medicine in medieval England. Oldbourne, 1967.

Walsh, James J. Medieval medicine. A. & C. Black, 1920.

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