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The general crisis of the seventeenth century
One of the most fierce and wide-ranging debates in historical circles during the last twenty years has concerned the theory that throughout Europe, the seventeenth century was a period of crisis soExpand
The Ten Commandments: Interpreting the Bible in the Medieval World
Acknowledgements Abbreviations Abbreviations for Commonly Cited Commandments Texts The Commandments Approaches 1. Law 2. Number 3. God 4. Neighbour 5. The Hand and the Mind: Action and Intention inExpand
The Kahun Gynaecological Papyrus: ancient Egyptian medicine
  • Lesley M. Smith
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive…
  • 1 January 2011
TLDR
In around 1825 BC, the 29th year of the reign of Amenemhat, someone recorded that date on the back of a papyrus, which formed part of a group of medical texts originating from the land of the Pharaohs, which were brought into the modern world in April and November 1889 by Flinders Petrie. Expand
A history of abuse?
  • Lesley M. Smith
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive…
  • 19 March 2014
TLDR
In a world with an increasing market for genital plastic surgery in forms such as labiaplasty and vaginoplasty, the history of such procedures as the subject of this article is researched. Expand
The Glossa Ordinaria
This book is the first history of the twelfth-century Glossa Ordinaria, the ubiquitous biblical commentary of the Middle Ages and the first university textbook. Based on manuscript evidence, itExpand
Nicholas of Lyra : the senses of Scripture
Abbreviations and short titles Contributors Acknowledgements Preface Introduction 1. Creation, Fall and Salvation: Lyra's Commentary on Genesis 1-3, Corrine Patton 2. The Rewards of Faith: NicholasExpand
The French Pox
  • Lesley M. Smith
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive…
  • 1 October 2006
TLDR
Syphilis (also known as The French Pox) landed on Englands shores in about 1493 and became one of the most prolific and feared fatal diseases for over 450 years. Expand
Women and the book : assessing the visual evidence
This collection of commissioned essays re-evaluates the role of medieval women as readers, authors, and subjects of books, and the depiction of the relationships between women and books in medievalExpand
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