Medicine and the Seven Deadly Sins in Late Medieval Literature and Culture by Virginia Langum.

This book considers how scientists, theologians, priests, and poets approached the relationship of the human body and ethics in the later Middle Ages. Is medicine merely a metaphor for sin? Or can certain kinds of bodies physiologically dispose people to be angry, sad, or greedy? If so, then is it t...

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Main Author: Langum, Virginia. (Author, http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut)
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Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan US : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Edition:1st ed. 2016.
Series:The New Middle Ages
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