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Anglo-Saxon leechcraft

an historical sketch of early English medicine : lecture memoranda, American Medical Association, Atlantic City, 1912

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Published by Burroughs Wellcome in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Anglo-Saxons -- Medicine -- History.,
  • Phlebotomy -- History.,
  • History of medicine, Medieval -- England.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by Henry S. Wellcome].
    ContributionsWellcome, Henry S. Sir, 1853-1936., British Medical Association., American Medical Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR487 .A64 1912
    The Physical Object
    Pagination262 p. :
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22846603M

      Although primarily focused on Britain, Miracles of Our Own Making is a wide-ranging book. Topics covered include Viking runes, Anglo-Saxon leechcraft, Tarot cards, Hellfire clubs, Druids, the Golden Dawn, and much more. Throughout, Williams eschews unnecessary controversy and avoids unproductive conflict.5/5(1). The Anglo-Saxon leech would have had many written sources at his disposal, including Latin and Greek medical books 6, 7, 8. Prior knowledge of plants and herbal practices would have been required to make effective use of the herbal texts, to treat disease confidently and charge a laecefoh or ‘doctor's fee’ for services and medication [8].Cited by:

      Saxon Traditions and the Christian Faith What is interesting is that although this book was written during the mid Anglo-Saxon period when Christianity was well established, it is clear that many beliefs from the earlier pagan religions were still held as well as the new faith.   Bald’s Leechbook is an Anglo-Saxon medical manual made up of three books (labelled I, II and III) that was probably compiled in the mid-tenth century. Written mostly in Old English, the primary (and only, I believe) translation of the three books was undertaken by .

    The Bible and the Anglo-Saxon people, (London, J.M. Dent & Sons ltd.; New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., ), by William Canton (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Anglo-Saxon leechcraft: an historical sketch of early English medicine: lecture memoranda, . About this Item: Anglo-Saxon Books, Condition: New. Leechcraft: Early English Charms, Plantlore and Healing. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 3.


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As to the Anglo-Saxon part of the book- it's a fairly reasonable but Anglo-Saxon leechcraft book unique description of the medical skills and techniques of the Anglo-Saxon Leeches (doctors).

However nearly every page has a facing plate with images (mainly of cautery) of manuscript illustrations of medieval doctoring which I haven't seen before elsewhere/5(2). Anglo-Saxon Leechcraft book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5.

Pollingtons book covers everything from healing through prayer and witchcraft to the use of plants as medicine--an interesting and absolutely thorough exploration of the way cultures have evolved, using a classic reportage style to show how communities once dealt with the suffering of the sick.5/5(8).

One of the most useful books about the Anglo-Saxon period that I own. Pollington is a man who can be relied upon for accurate, detailed and thoroughly engaging reference books and there's no exception here.

We begin with a brief depiction of the era before the author moves into the area of herblore and healing/5. Anglo-Saxon leechcraft; an historical sketch of early English medicine. by Wellcome, Henry S. (Henry Solomon), Sir,Burroughs Wellcome and Company. Share your thoughts Complete your review.

Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *. Bald's Leechbook (also known as Medicinale Anglicum) is an Old English medical text probably compiled in the ninth century, possibly under the influence of Alfred the Great's educational reforms.

It takes its name from a Latin verse colophon at the end of the second book, which begins Bald habet hunc librum Cild quem conscribere iussit, meaning "Bald owns this book which he ordered Cild to. Anglo-Saxon leechcraft: an historical sketch of early English medicine: lecture memoranda, American Medical Association, Atlantic City, by British Medical Association; American Medical Association; Wellcome, Henry S.

(Henry Solomon), Sir, Pages: Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Full text of "Anglo-Saxon leechcraft: an historical sketch of early English medicine: lecture memoranda, American Medical Association, Atlantic City, " See other formats.

Leechcraft: Early English Charms, Plantlore and Healing eBook "Leechcraft: Early English Charms, Plantlore, and Healing" (Hockwold-cum-Wilton, Norfolk: Anglo-Saxon Books). Edition and translation, along with other Old English medical texts.

Digitisation of the manuscript at the British Library website. This book definitely isn't the book for a total newcomer to Anglo-Saxon leechcraft and magical practice, but is quite simply vital for anyone who is seriously studying this subject, having fundamental Old English texts in the original with modern English translations on the opposite pages/5(23).

Most of these illustrations are from the small book Anglo-Saxon Leechcraft by Henry Wellcome which was a free handout at the AMA Conference in About half of the booklet was advertising for the first aid kits and other supplies Wellcome’s company sold.

Anglo-Saxon Books, - Body, Mind & Spirit - pages. Leechcraft: Early English Charms, Plant Lore, and Healing Stephen Pollington Snippet view - Leechcraft: Early English Charms, Plant Lore, and Healing Stephen Pollington No preview available - Common terms and phrases.5/5(2).

Anglo-Saxon Books. Leechcraft: Early English Charms, Plant Lore, and Healing / Edition 2. by Stephen Pollington | Read Reviews. Paperback. Current price is, Original price is $ You. Brand: Anglo-Saxon Books.

Anglo-Saxon Leechcraft: An Historical Sketch of Early English Medicine. This particular lecture, conducted by pharmaceutical company Burroughs Wellcome (now GlaxoSmithKline), concerned leechcraft and herbal medicine in old England. The rest of the booklet contains mostly promotional materials for Burroughs Wellcome's catalog of medical.

Leechcraft Early English Charms, Plantlore and Healing Stephen Pollington An unequaled examination of every aspect of early English healing, including the use of plants, amulets, charms, and prayer.

Other topics include: Anglo-Saxon witchcraft, shaminism, tree-lore, omens, dreams, runes, gods, elves, dwarfs, and theories of magic. ♥ Book Title: Anglo-Saxon Leechcraft; an Historical Sketch of Early English Medicine ♣ Name Author: Henry S. Wellcome ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: COaSxgEACAAJ Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great.

Get this from a library. Anglo-Saxon leechcraft; an historical sketch of early English medicine. [Henry S Wellcome, Sir; Burroughs Wellcome and Company.; Milwaukee Academy of Medicine. ǂb Book Collection ǂ5 WMMCW.]. Bald's Leechbook Now Online The current Anglo-Saxon Digitisation project covers a wide range of manuscripts, from Psalters to letters to lawcodes to schoolbooks to medical remedies.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Wellcome, Henry S. (Henry Solomon), Sir, Anglo-Saxon leechcraft. London, Burroughs Wellcome []. This book definitely isn't the book for a total newcomer to Anglo-Saxon leechcraft and magical practice, but is quite simply vital for anyone who is seriously studying this subject, having fundamental Old English texts in the original with modern English translations on the opposite pages/5(18).

Anglo Saxon Books Books about all aspects of Anglo-Saxon history, culture, language. Subjects include Old English language courses and English martial about all aspects of Anglo-Saxon history, culture, language. Subjects include Old English language courses and English martial arts.

Aspects of Anglo-Saxon Magic Paperback – 4 Apr to generally disregard a great deal that was known in the area of Germanic comparative mythology since well before the book was published. Leechcraft has some similar issues but far less severe.

Griffiths seems to be sticking with ideas relating to nature vs ancestral deities which have /5(6). Leechcraft: Early English Charms, Plantlore and Healing by Stephen Pollington Anglo-Saxon Books.

Reviewed by David Rankine. An unequalled examination of every aspect of early English healing, including the use of plants, amulets, charms, and prayer.