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Forget Folk Remedies, Medieval Europe Spawned a Golden Age of Medical Theory

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 10:25
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It’s often said that there was no tradition of scientific medicine in medieval times. According to the usual narrative of the history of progress, medicine in the European Middle Ages – from around the 5th to the 15th centuries – was a formless mass of superstition and folk remedies; the very antithesis of science.

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