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The Major Surgery of Guy de Chauliac – Review

If you’re into medieval surgery books, then the major surgery of Guy de Chaulic has got to go onto your reading list.

Guy de Chaulic was a 14th century surgeon and he wrote this book (which has been translated to English) after the Black Death had swept through Europe.

The wording is quite flowery at times, and the book is definitely a product of it’s time, but it’s an amazing resource for anyone whose into the medical history of the medieval period.

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Women’s Secrets – Review

Women’s secrets is a modern translation of De secretis mulierum – which was a treatise designed to teach celebrate monks about reproduction, the facts of life, and some of the facts of the universe.

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