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The Introduction of Ingredients and Information in the Early Medieval West

Talk: Medicine on the Move

Wednesday 10 May, 1-2pm
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

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£3 (free concessions)
1 hour

Dr Claire Burridge shares her research on early medieval medical recipes, highlighting the appearance of non-local ingredients that were unrecorded in classical medical writings. To what extent does the inclusion of exotic ingredients, such as ambergris and camphor, shed light on the movement of medical knowledge?

Image: Wollaton Antiphonal; 15th century. Ref: MS 250