Religious Influences on Medieval Medicine

Colorful illustrations of flora and fauna are embedded throughout the text of the Old English Herbal (British Library, Cotton MS Vitellius C III, f. 27r) / British Library, Public Domain

Medieval medical communities and religious institutions were intermingled.

By Chloe Buzzard
BA History
Western Oregon University


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