What happened when someone got sick in the Middle Ages? Medieval medicine and healthcare might be two of the most misunderstood aspects of the whole era. This week Danièle speaks with Winston E. Black about some of the myths we have about medicine in the Middle Ages.
Winston E. Black’s latest book is Medicine and Healing in the Premodern West: A History in Documents, published by Broadview Press. He also just published The Middle Ages: Facts and Fictions through ABC-CLIO. You can see more of his works through his Academia.edu page or follow him on Twitter @WinstonEBlack
Other episodes of The Medieval Podcast dealing with medicine include:
You can buy her book Life in Medieval Europe: Fact and Fiction through Amazon.com