Autor: Sara Öberg Strådal

A Closer Look at the Zodiac and Phlebotomy Men in Wellcome MS 8004

Wellcome MS 8004 is a lavish codex without marginal annotations, with gilded initials and expensive pigments. It opens with a calendar and closes with a pilgrimage tract, in between are numerous texts on medical practice and astrological calculations. Wellcome 8004...

Depictions of Physical Order: A Brief Look at Diagrams in Late Medieval English Medical Manuscripts

1000 Worte Forschung: Dissertation, History of Art, University of Glasgow, completed in January 2015 In my thesis, I positioned diagrams – such as uroscopy charts, humoral rotae, volvelles, the spheres of the universe, mappae mundi, lunation diagrams, Zodiac Man, Phlebotomy...