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A Short History of Healing: From Antiquity to the Renaissance
The University of Michigan Library Special Collections Research Center holds an extraordinary collection of artifacts, manuscripts, and early printed books illustrating the early history of western medicine. In an informal workshop setting, participants will learn about the birth and early development of western medicine through a close viewing of historical artifacts, including ancient papyri, medical amulets, medieval manuscripts, and richly illustrated Renaissance books. The workshop will pay special attention to the interplay between science and religion as well as to the role of art in disseminating medical knowledge.
Event Type : Study Groups      
Category : History and Culture
Date(s) : 09/20/2019
Day of Week : Friday
Time : 10:00am-12:00pm
Location : Hatcher Graduate Library, (South) Special Collections Research Center, Room 660D
Address : 913 S. University Ave,
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Instructor : Alvarez Pablo
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED