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Panaceia's DaughtersNoblewomen as Healers in Early Modern Germany$
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Alisha Rankin

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780226925387

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226925394.001.0001

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Noble Empirics

Noble Empirics

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1 (p.25) Noble Empirics
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Panaceia's Daughters
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Alisha Rankin

Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226925394.003.0002

This chapter introduces the notion of the pharmacy of noblewomen. It explains the curing effects in courts and discusses the emergence of medical empiricism. It explains how cures caused by noblewomen had been widely recognized within the locals since the Middle Ages. This chapter also discusses the context in which remedies were created and distributed.

Keywords:   remedies, pharmacy of noblewomen, curing effects, middle ages

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