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by Greyowl
Fri Nov 21, 2014 4:50 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Plague
Replies: 3
Views: 1897


At the time of the Justinian Plague (~541 AD), did people know how the plague spread, i.e. that rats and fleas were the vectors? What measures were taken to protect against infection and to treat the infected?
by Greyowl
Thu Jan 02, 2014 1:23 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Medieval terminology
Replies: 1
Views: 1377

Medieval terminology

I'm looking for a kind of medieval thesaurus, where I could enter a modern word and find old English counterparts. In particular, I'd like to find medieval terms connected with medical care, e.g. for 'medication', 'treatment', 'drug', 'therapy', etc.?

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