Medieval Wisdom

Astrology played an important part in medieval medicine.
“Ancient astrological documents were translated from Arabic to Latin around the 12th and 13th
centuries. These became important in medical practice.
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It was believed that the movements of the stars influenced events on earth, including the workings of the human body. Doctors sometimes carried special almanacs containing star charts, allowing them to check the positions of the stars before making a diagnosis or carrying out complicated medical procedures”.
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