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 lecture will analyse the various types of causation that were involved in the therapeutic use of antidotes
This talk focuses on Rupescissa's medical alchemy and, more generally, on the development of medical alchemy in the Occitan-Catalan area.
This talk examines Bacon’s alchemical theories and explains how he believed that the key to extending life lay not in
This lecture focuses on the system of quarantine stations in the early modern Mediterranean.
Studiolo Digital Humanities Lab is a new format for the Winter School, designed to meet the needs of those who,
In the early modern period, the consideration opium underwent a theoretical change that made it more easily usable in everyday
How did Galenism influence education, politics, and professional selection up to the late 17th century? A relevant and clear-cut source
In this talk, Marco Papasidero focuses specifically on the thaumaturgical remedies used by devotees to cure their illnesses with the