Healing and Society in Medieval England: A Middle English Translation of the Pharmaceutical Writings of Gilbertus Anglicus

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Faye M. Getz
Univ of Wisconsin Press, Oct 15, 1991 - History - 378 pages
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Originally composed in Latin by Gilbertus Anglicus (Gilbert the Englishman), his Compendium of Medicine was a primary text of the medical revolution in thirteenth-century Europe. Composed mainly of medicinal recipes, it offered advice on diagnosis, medicinal preparation, and prognosis. In the fifteenth-century it was translated into Middle English to accommodate a widening audience for learning and medical “secrets.”
    Faye Marie Getz provides a critical edition of the Middle English text, with an extensive introduction to the learned, practical, and social components of medieval medicine and a summary of the text in modern English. Getz also draws on both the Latin and Middle English texts to create an extensive glossary of little-known Middle English pharmaceutical and medical vocabulary.

  

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Contents

Preface
xi
B Pharmacy Medicine and Commerce
xxii
E Dating and Script
lxii
A MSS Containing the Middle English Gilbertus Anglicus
lxix
The Middle English Gilbertus Anglicus from Wellcome MS 537
lxxv
The Mouth
87
The Tongue and Throat
97
The Upper Chest
105
The Heart
143
The Stomach
153
The Guts
190
The Liver
215
The Bladder
254
Commentary
289
Glossary
311
Alphabetical List of Plants by Genus
362

The Lungs
120

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About the author (1991)

Faye Marie Getz lives in Norfolk, England, and has honorary academic appointments in the history and philosophy of science at the University of Cambridge and the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London. She appeared as a medieval physician in Terry Jones' Medieval Lives, an Emmy-nominated BBC documentary.

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