Following up on Formula Comitis Archiatrorum – still not convinced

My previous blog post on Formula Comitis Archiatrorum has been by far the most popular on my site. It gets frequent visitors from all over the globe –  a fact that I was very surprised about but also very grateful for all the people who have shown interest in my little research. This is still … More Following up on Formula Comitis Archiatrorum – still not convinced

Finding the ‘body’ of Richard III

Originally posted on Kingston Shakespeare Seminar:
The remains of Richard III were found under a car park in Leicester in 2012. Since then researchers (often through popular media) have tried to reinstate Richard’s lost glory by busting Tudor myths trough scientific evidence. One of the myth busting methods, also seen in the documentary series on Channel 4, was to diagnose him backwards…

The elusive Formula Comitis Archiatrorum – The first medical ethics code?

Check out also my follow-up on September 8 2016, where I re-examine some of the claims I made here on the Formula Comitis Archiatrorum. My original post is below. While looking into the history of medicomoral principles and codes for my PhD thesis, or rather for one footnote in my thesis, I came across with reference … More The elusive Formula Comitis Archiatrorum – The first medical ethics code?