Anglo-Saxon Medicine / Edition 1

Anglo-Saxon Medicine / Edition 1

by Malcolm Laurence Cameron, M. L. Cameron, Cameron Malcolm Laurence

The first book to study Old English medical texts.See more details below


The first book to study Old English medical texts.

Product Details

Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England Series, #7
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Conditions for health and disease; 3. Physician and patient; 4. The earliest notices of Anglo-Saxon medical practice; 5. Medical texts of the Anglo-Saxons; 6. Compilations in Old English; 7. Compilations in Latin; 8. Latin works translated into Old English: Herbarium and Peri Didaxeon; 9. Sources for Old English texts; 10. Making a Leechbook; 11. Materia medica; 12. Rational medicine; 13. Magical medicine; 14. The humours and bloodletting; 15. Surgery; 16. Gynaecology and obstetrics; 17. Conclusions; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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