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Medical knowledge in thirteenth-century preaching: the sermons of Luca da Bitonto

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Metaphors of physical health and illness occurred frequently in medieval exegesis, with diseased bodies providing figurative language that could be applied to sin and its effects upon the soul. The increasing availability of newly translated medical learning in Europe in the thirteenth century augmented and enriched this discourse in innovative ways. The present paper offers a close analysis of the systematic use of sophisticated medical knowledge in an unpublished collection of model serm...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/03044181.2022.2153908

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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College Only
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Journal of Medieval History More from this journal
Volume:
49
Issue:
1
Pages:
45-71
Publication date:
2022-12-12
Acceptance date:
2021-11-14
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EISSN:
1873-1279
ISSN:
1304-4184
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1325302
Local pid:
pubs:1325302
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2023-02-03

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