Old-Time Makers of Medicine: The Students and Teachers of Medicine During the Middle Ages

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The Floating Press, 1 févr. 2014 - 345 pages
Looking back from the vantage-point of the 21st century, medieval medicine seems hopelessly antiquated and even alarmingly ignorant. But today's advanced medical technology wouldn't be possible without those distant historical foundations. In this comprehensive survey of medieval medicine from James J. Walsh, a fascinating picture emerges of the brave and intrepid pioneers who helped pave the way.
 

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Preface
6
I Introduction
9
II Great Physicians in Early Christian Times
27
III Great Jewish Physicians
57
IV Maimonides
80
V Great Arabian Physicians
97
VI The Medical School at Salerno
122
VII Constantine Africanus
139
X Great Surgeons of the Medieval Universities
195
XI Guy de Chauliac
234
XII Medieval DentistryGiovanni of Arcoli
259
XIII Cusanus and the First Suggestion of Laboratory Methods in Medicine
278
XIV Basil Valentine Last of the Alchemists First of the Chemists
289
Appendix I
315
Appendix II
335
Appendix III
362

VIII Medieval Women Physicians
150
IX Mondino and the Medical School of Bologna
170
Endnotes
372
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