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Memórias da alma e do corpo. A Misericórdia de Setúbal na modernidade
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What is “colonial” about medieval colonial medicine? Iberian health in global context
  • I. McCleery
  • History, Medicine
  • Journal of medieval Iberian studies
  • 3 July 2015
Colonial medicine is a thriving field of study in the history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century medicine. Medicine can be used as a lens to view colonialism in action and as a way to critiqueExpand
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Both “illness and temptation of the enemy”: melancholy, the medieval patient and the writings of King Duarte of Portugal (r. 1433–38)
  • I. McCleery
  • History, Medicine
  • Journal of medieval Iberian studies
  • 1 June 2009
Recent historians have rehabilitated King Duarte of Portugal, previously maligned and neglected, as an astute ruler and philosopher. There is still a tendency, however, to view Duarte as a depressiveExpand
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Multos ex medicinae arte curaverat, multos verbo et oratione : curing in medieval Portuguese saints' lives.
The following is a description of a miracle attributed to the Portuguese friar-physician, Gil de Santarem (d. 1265): … Domingas Pires… had a great abscess on her left hand and for more than fortyExpand
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Saintly physician, diabolical doctor, medieval saint : exploring the reputation of Gil de Santarém in medieval and renaissance Portugal.
In the National Library of Medicine in the United States can be found a large compilation of herbal recipes entitled Remedies for various illnesses, which was translated from Catalan into Italian inExpand
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8 Medical Licensing in Late Medieval Portugal
Royal promotion of medical licensing begs the question of why kings might have been interested in regulating healthcare. Medieval historians have argued that the interests of medieval towns in publicExpand
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The Virgin and the Devil : the role of the Virgin Mary in the Theophilus legend and its Spanish and Portuguese variants.
The story of Theophilus is one of the oldest and most widespread Marian miracles in Christian literature. Theophilus is said to have been a sixth-century priest of Adana in Cilicia, removed fromExpand
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Medical ‘Emplotment’ and Plotting Medicine: Health and Disease in Late Medieval Portuguese Chronicles
  • I. McCleery
  • Medicine
  • Social History of Medicine
  • 19 February 2011
In recent years, historians of medicine in the Middle Ages have tried to decode narratives of health and illness in their original context, attempting to uncover the meanings they may have had forExpand
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