IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 1633: Manuscripts without Borders, II: Beyond the Borders of Medicine and Science

Thursday 9 July 2020, 11.15-12.45

Organiser:Christine Voth, Seminar für Englische Philologie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Moderator/Chair:Johanna Green, Humanities Advanced Technology & Information Institute, University of Glasgow
Paper 1633-aNew Frontiers in Medicine: Codicology, Vernacular Manuscripts, and Professionalised Medicine in Pre-Conquest England
(Language: English)
Christine Voth, Seminar für Englische Philologie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Index terms: Manuscripts and Palaeography, Medicine
Paper 1633-bChartrian Writing(s) in Salerno, 1150-1200
(Language: English)
Tamar Nadav, Department of History University of Haifa / Laboratoire Identités Cultures Territoires (ICT - EA 337) Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7
Index terms: Manuscripts and Palaeography, Medicine
Paper 1633-cSciences sans Frontières: Cultural Identities, Computus, and Medicine in Two Late Merovingian Manuscripts
(Language: English)
James Palmer, School of History, University of Nottingham
Index terms: Manuscripts and Palaeography, Medicine
Abstract

This session explores the content and context of medieval manuscripts of medicine and science. Paper -a focuses on early English manuscripts in the vernacular and how their compilation reflects their intended use. Paper -b explores the role of Chartrian thought in shaping Salernitan medicine. Paper -c offers a brief reassessment of the state of Merovingian sciences, computistics, and medicine.