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By Sheila Campbell, Bert Hall, David Klausner

This quantity of reviews seeks an anthropological view of medication and the therapeutic arts as they have been positioned in the lives of medieval humans. Miracle therapies and charms in addition to medications and surgical procedure fall in the scope of the authors represented right here, as does recommendation approximately nutrition and routine. to boot, the quantity seems at well being and disease in large contexts, averting the tendency of recent medication to target the isolation and definition of pathological states.

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Pp. 317-18. The Anglo-Saxon View 0/ the Causes 0/ Illness 29 34. , p. 327. 35. 11, ed. and Irans. B. 248. 36. Bertram Colgrave, ed. , Felix's Life of Saint Guthlac (Cambridge 1956), ch. 41, pp. 126-31, nn. p. 188. See aIso Bonser, Medieal Background, ch. 16, pp. 257-63; and Stanley Rubin, Medieval English Medicine (Newton Abhot 1974), pp. 77-79. S. Iones, "Ancient Roman Folk Medicine", Journal ofthe History ofMedicine 12 (1957) 459-72 at 465. 37. M. L. 14. 38. 58 is headed "Wip feondes costunge", and Cockayne Iranslates "Against temptations of the fiend".

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A. C. Amos, A. diP. , Dietionary o[ Did English. v. cancer. 6. De Vriend, Herbarium and Medieina (see n. 4 above). 7. Leechbook land rr. in Leechdoms. Wortcunning. and Starcraft o[ Early England. ed. T. O. Cockayne, Rolls Series 35, vol. 11 (London 1865, repr. New York 1965), pp. 1-298; Leechbook m, pp. 300-60. 8. 3, p. 1). 9. Cockayne, Leechbook I. pp. 1). 10. R. T. , The Harley Latin-Did English Glossary (The Hague 1966), C 199 (HIGl [Oliphant] 799). 11. 2). 12. 3). 13. 1). 14. In addition to the texts mentioned in nn.

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