Science and nature
Astronomy, mathematics, medicine and the natural world were widely studied and developed by medieval scholars. From medical surgery to the stars of the constellations, explore these scientific works and how they were transmitted.
- Article by:
- Taylor McCall
Understanding of the human body and the treatment of illness in the Middle Ages derived from the works of classical authors as well as contemporary scholars. Taylor McCall examines popular medical texts and their circulation before 1200.Read more
Learn more about manuscript art from the illumination and decoration found in medieval books.
From medical surgery to the stars of the constellations, what were the scientific works of the early Middle Ages and how were they transmitted?
Learn more about book production in the Middle Ages and how to illuminate a manuscript today.