Category: 12th C Renaissance

A flowering of classical knowledge that brought about the ascent from what historians call the ‘dark ages’. Contact with Arab cultures during the Crusades made is possible. Where the tide was fully embraced it paved the way for the rest of the Renaissance centuries later.

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The Trotula Collection

This collection of medical manuscripts is commonly referred to as ‘The Trotula’. These three texts: “On the Conditions of Women”, “On Women’s Cosmetics”, and “On the Treatments for Women” were aggregated by the 12th century, […]