The history of medicine in the Middle Ages: healing plants, medical practices, remedies and more. Cover art may vary.
- Medicine in the English Middle Ages
An overview of the people, ideas, and beliefs that made up the world of English medieval medicine between 750 and 1450. Features chapters on practitioners and medical texts.
Hardcover: 192 pages
- Hildegard of Bingen's Medicine
Translation of the complete text of Hildegard of Bingen's Medicine. Extensive appendices include an index of plants and herbs, index of symptoms and illnesses, and an index of remedies.
Paperback: 180 pages
- Medieval & Early Renaissance Medicine
Includes chapters on practitioners and conditions of practice, medical education, physiological and anatomical knowledge, diseases, treatments, surgeons and surgery.
Paperback: 264 pages
- Western Medical Thought from Antiquity to the Middle Ages
Mirko Drazen Grmek
Traces the slow transitions and sudden changes in medical thought from Greek and Roman times to the Middle Ages. Includes chapters on medicine in medieval Christianity, medical education, drugs and surgery, and more.
Hardcover: 496 pages
- The Trotula: A Medieval Compendium of Woman's Medicine
Monica H. Green, Editor
Revealing exploration of medieval medicine, women's health, and women's learning and practical traditions during the era. Translation from Latin to English of ancient texts accompanied by an appendix of compound medicines appearing in the text.
Hardcover: 301 pages
- Hildegard's Healing Plants: From the Medieval Classic Physica
Hildegard of Bingen
Descriptions of over 200 plants with therapeutic qualities, from the 12th century work on health and healing.
Hardcover: 192 pages
- Medieval Herbal Remedies: The Old English Herbarium and Anglo-Saxon Medicine
Anne Van Arsdall
New translation of the Old English Herbarium underscores its importance to the medieval world as well as its similarities to modern herbal medicine. Illustrated with drawings based on the original manuscript. Originally translated into Anglo-Saxon around the year 1000, this collection of remedies enjoyed popularity throughout Western Europe from the 5th century into the Renaissance.
Hardcover: 288 pages
- The Business of Medicine from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment
Introduction to the history of university-trained physicians from the Middle Ages to the eighteenth-century Enlightenment. Explores the development of medicine from Hippocrates and Galen, through the medieval schools, to scientific revolution.
Paperback: 296 pages
Also on Mostly Medieval:
Exploring the Middle AgesResearch articles about life in the Middle Ages. Ballads, religion, heraldry, medicine and more.
In the Exploring the Middle Ages section.
DownloadsBackgrounds, letters, avatars and more for websites, blogs, and newsletters. Desktop wallpapers for personal use.
In the Downloads section.
Travels in the UKTravelogue of a journey through northern England and Southern Scotland. Visits to castles, cathedrals, ruins and more.
In the Travels in the UK section.