Category Archives: Middle age

Restraint of horses during the Middle Ages

Par Yvonne POULLE-DRIEUX Archiviste paléographe, 6 rue Lemaignan 75014 Paris, yvonne.poulle@laposte.net There is no medieval treatise on the subject and the relevant information is to be gleaned from the general medieval veterinary literature; for this article, only recently edited treatises … Continue reading

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Presentation of the translation of the “Treatise of both Arts in veterinary medicine (Hippology and Hippiatry) :The Naceri”

par Mohammed Mehdi Hakimi* et Christophe Degueurce** * Docteur Vétérinaire ** Professeur, Conservateur du Musée Fragonard, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, Communication présentée le 16 octobre 2004 Abstract : general description of “El Naceri” (1333 AD) translated by the author into … Continue reading

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Popular Veterinary Medicine in the Middle Ages : in French Picardy and Artois

par Didier Boussarie, Docteur vétérinaire, Adel. didier.boussarie@wanadoo.fr Reminder of the various influences that shaped the veterinary medicine of the Middle Ages and origin of the worship devoted to the saintly livestock healers and protectors in Picardy, Flanders anr Artois during … Continue reading

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Treatment of horses or “maréchalerie” in the Latin West during the Middle Ages

par Yvonne Poulle-Drieux, Archiviste paléographe, Adel. aihs@enc.sorbonne.fr The art of horse healing involves practical knowledge developed by the farriers from late Antiquity (Vegetius) until the 16th century. In the mid 13th century, De medicina equorum by Jordanus Ruffus was the … Continue reading

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Saint-Hubert, healer of human and animal rabies

par Hervé Bazin, Professeur émérite de la Faculté de médecine de l’Université de Louvain, Belgique, Adel.  herve-marie.bazin@wanadoo.fr This article is dedicated to the history of saint Hubert, who was converted to Christianity after having seen a deer bearing a crucifix … Continue reading

Posted in 2007, Contagious diseases and vaccination, Middle age, Modern, Renaissance | Tagged | Leave a comment

A dog’s life… Multiple trauma and possible abuse on a medieval dog, a paleopathological case study

by Annelise Roman-Binois, Docteur Vétérinaire, Doctorante contractuelle Paris I, équipe « Archéolologies environnementales », UMR 7041 ArScAn, Adel. annelise.binois@mae.u-paris10.fr Preventive excavations carried out around Guimps (Charente, France) in 2011 unearthed a medieval silo contain-ing a single dog burial. The animal … Continue reading

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Quittor, an obsolete disease

by Christophe Degueurce* et Marion Riffaud** *Professeur, Conservateur du musée Fragonard, École nationale vétérinaire d’Alfort, Université Paris-Est, Centre de recherche en histoire euro-péenne comparée, Adel. cdegueurce@vet-alfort.fr **Docteur vétérinaire, Cabinet Vétérinaire, 24, rue du Château d’O, Résidence de la Taille 61260 … Continue reading

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