The English prayers include an English version of the Fifteen Oes (Sidney Sussex College MS 37), and the scattered medical recipes are offset by an imperfect Chirurgie of Guy de Chauliac
in Jesus College MS Q.G.23 (absent from the Library at the time of M.
Guy de Chauliac
, for example, urged lepers to consider the disease "the purgatorie to the sole," noting that "if the world have hem in hate, neverthelatter God have hem not in hate ...
Ogden, Margaret (ed.) 1971 The cyrurgie of Guy de Chauliac
. London: Oxford University Press.
Guy de Chauliac
, a French physician of the fourteenth century, recorded that certain Carmelite monks who repeatedly suffered from pestilence happened to be especially filthy.
The final chapter, "The Renaissance," connects Jewish writers of the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries in the disciplines of Bible commentary, geography, Kabbalah, and philosophy to the reformulation found in Chirurgia Magna (1363) of the French physician, Guy de Chauliac
: John of Salisbury's dwarves have turned into children, who have climbed from the giant's shoulders to his neck.
The 14th-century French surgeon Guy de Chauliac
is often cited as the first to describe its treatment by incision and drainage.
_____, The Middle English Translation of Guy de Chauliac
's Treatise on 'Apostemes' Book II of the Great Surgery, Part 1, Text; Part II, Introduction.
Weill-Parot pursues these problems in al-Kindi, Guillaume d'Auvergne, Albertus Magnus, Thomas Aquinas, Roger Bacon, and then more briefly in Matteo d'Aquasparta, John Peckham, Pierre d'Auvergne, Michael Scot, Cecco d'Ascoli, John of Eschenden, Leopoldus of Austria, Taddeo da Parma, John of Saxe, Andreas de Sommaria, Nicole Oresme, Heinrich von Langenstein, Arnaud de Villeneuve, Pietro d'Abano, Guy de Chauliac
, and various other fourteenth-century physicians.
For example, Guy de Chauliac
used Walter Burle's DC vita et moribus philosophroum and his own medical reading to construct a capsule history of surgery from Hippocrates to his own day that is relatively rich in chronology and detail.
As background to the plague, we are refreshed not only on the philosophy of Bernard Silvester, but we also benefit from a mini-catalogue of medical authorities: John of Salisbury, Tommaso del Garbo, Guy de Chauliac
, Dondoli da Oriolo, Gentile da Foligno.