Between medieval alchemy and Franciscan spiritualism, this article unearths the intersection of science and religion in pursuit of the Elixir.
This lecture explores the role attributed by Albert the Great to the "virtus formativa", a plastic force that in medieval
This lecture provides an overview of the medical practices offered to the citizens of Byzantium, the role of hospitals and
This article explores how early modern natural philosophers and artisans realised a convergence between artisanal and geological knowledge.
This lecture will analyse the various types of causation that were involved in the therapeutic use of antidotes
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.
A fascinating fresco of Armenian medical culture that unravels the many parallels between East and West.