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.
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
This Vivamente Conference in the History of Ideas addresses a broad spectrum of issues to do with fertility (and infertility),
In this talk, Nuno Castel-Branco focuses on Nicolaus Steno's geological studies and shows how the interest in fossils can be
In this lecture, Prof. Harari explains why the account of the principles of demonstration found in the Greek commentary tradition
Drawing upon several chapters of the book: "On the Edge of Eternity. The Antiquity of the Earth in Medieval and
In this lecture, the art historian Joana Balsa de Pinho sheds light on the institutional transformations that led to changes