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Month: October 2021

Medicine in old Poland

Medicine in old Poland

As in other European countries, the Renaissance brought new trends and solutions to Polish medicine – mainly through their reception from German and Italian states. Among the higher social classes, the awareness of the need to develop medical sciences and the need to use the services of professional medics and pharmacists was growing, and the royal court itself became the model for the nobility and magnates. At the same time, faith in magic, alchemy, and astrology has increased. The increasing…

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