Michael R McVaugh

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Let me begin by paraphrasing a daughter's letter to her father, of June 1326: I haven't wanted to upset you, but I am suffering from an illness of the head that will totally deprive me of sight, though I may be able to tell light from dark. Can you please find someone there who can help me better than the doctors here? They are calling this illness(More)
also have been included, given the laudable decision to describe texts on veterinary as well as on human medicine. Finally, it is worth noting that good photostats of many of the manuscripts of Dark Age medicine, including part of the now destroyed Herten manuscript, were made by Sigerist and can now be consulted at the Institute for the History of Medicine(More)