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This lecture explores a variety of little know sources on the Neapolitian plague of 1656, offering new documents and perspectives

This talk examines several late sixteenth-century anatomical works that adopted either the terms and or methods of analysis and synthesis.

In this lecture, I will discuss the "confit d’en cases" or "confectio infantium", a remedy for breastfed infants with colic,

This lecture explores how the various solutions offered to the problem of reaction became closer and closer to the modern

In this lecture Ian Maclean explores Girolamo Cardano's late philosophy, examining his diverse works in mathematics, astrology, and medicine, and

This paper explores al-Farghānī’s "Elements of Astronomy", a pioneering work in theoretical astronomy which widely adopts Galenic language and theories.

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Between medieval alchemy and Franciscan spiritualism, this article unearths the intersection of science and religion in pursuit of the Elixir.

This article explores how early modern natural philosophers and artisans realised a convergence between artisanal and geological knowledge.

This article examines the accounts of miracles attributed to Saint Angelo of Licata, detailing the testimonies of people who suffered

The article sheds light on the practice of storing winter’s snow and ice for consumption, focusing especially on Renaissance Florence.

The article explores the life and works of the Portuguese physician Estêvão Rodrigues de Castro, and especially his 'De meteoris

The article offers new insights into the Renaissance system of analogies between the theaters of memory and the anatomical theaters.