Epilepsy during the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Enlightenment

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to pinpoint the views on epilepsy as a disease and symptom during medieval times and the Renaissance. A thorough study of texts, medical books and reports along with a review of the available literature in PubMed was undertaken. With the exception of some early Byzantine doctors in the East and some of the representatives of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00415-009-5433-7

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@article{Diamantis2009EpilepsyDT, title={Epilepsy during the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Enlightenment}, author={Aristidis Diamantis and Kalliopi Sidiropoulou and Emmanouil Magiorkinis}, journal={Journal of Neurology}, year={2009}, volume={257}, pages={691-698} }