Wounds were a potent signifier reaching across all aspects of life in Europe in the middle ages, and their representation, perception and treatment is the focus of this volume. Following a survey of the history of medical wound treatment in the middle ages, paired chapters explore key themes situating wounds within the context of religious belief, writing on medicine, status and identity, and surgical practice. The final chapter reviews the history of medieval wounding through the modern imagination. Adopting an innovative ...

Wounds in the Middle Ages 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138245822


Wounds in the Middle Ages 2014, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409465690