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Healing and Society in Medieval England: A Middle English Translation of the Pharmaceutical Writings of Gilbertus Anglicus

@inproceedings{Getz1991HealingAS,
  title={Healing and Society in Medieval England: A Middle English Translation of the Pharmaceutical Writings of Gilbertus Anglicus},
  author={Faye Marie Getz},
  year={1991}
}
When knowledge of Arabic and Greek medical texts began to penetrate 13th-century European universities, academic medicine suddenly had to master a new literature and terminology, a new pathology, and a new therapeutics. Sometime before 1250, Gilbertus Anglicus (Gilbert the Englishman) produced the "Compendium of Medicine", a primary text of this medical revolution. In the early 15th century, Gilbert's work was translated into Middle English from Latin. Faye Getz first identified this important… 
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