Body and Soul Medieval Medicine Elements and Humors

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Body and Soul Medieval Medicine

Body and Soul Medieval Medicine

Elements and Humors Bartholomeus Anglicus 15 th-c. ms (Bn. F Fr. 135)

Elements and Humors Bartholomeus Anglicus 15 th-c. ms (Bn. F Fr. 135)

Elements and the Zodiac Bartholomeus Anglicus 15 th-c. ms

Elements and the Zodiac Bartholomeus Anglicus 15 th-c. ms

The Four Humor s Phlegm Blood Yellow Bile Black Bile

The Four Humor s Phlegm Blood Yellow Bile Black Bile

L-R: Choleric, Sanguine, Phlegmatic, Melancholy

L-R: Choleric, Sanguine, Phlegmatic, Melancholy

Arnau of Villanova with Mortar and Pestle Rome Bibl. Naz. Vitt. Eman. 1167

Arnau of Villanova with Mortar and Pestle Rome Bibl. Naz. Vitt. Eman. 1167

Doctor examining a urine flask Bartholomeus Anglicus 15 th-c. ms

Doctor examining a urine flask Bartholomeus Anglicus 15 th-c. ms

Master, student, and urine flask (De. Ricci NLM 78 (f. 1 r), Oxford, 13

Master, student, and urine flask (De. Ricci NLM 78 (f. 1 r), Oxford, 13 th-century)

Physician comparing urine to chart (De. Ricci NLM 78 (f. 42 v), Oxford, 13

Physician comparing urine to chart (De. Ricci NLM 78 (f. 42 v), Oxford, 13 th-century)

Urine Wheel

Urine Wheel

Urine Wheel

Urine Wheel

Albus color ut aqua fontis White as wellwater, i. e. clear Glaucus color ut

Albus color ut aqua fontis White as wellwater, i. e. clear Glaucus color ut cornu lucidum Light blue/green/grey as lucid horn Lacteus color ut serum lactis Milky as whey of milk Caropos color ut vellus cameli Bluish-grey as camel skin Subpallidus color ut succus carnis semicoctus non remisse Slightly pale as a not reduced juice of meat Remissus pallidus ut succus carnis semicoctus remissi Reduced pale as reduced juice of meat Subcitrinus ut pomi subcitrini non remissus Pale yellow as of a not reduced lemon Citrinus color ut pomi citrini remissi Yellow as of a reduced lemon Subruffus color ut aurum remissum Slightly ruddy as an alloy of gold Ruffus ut aurum purum intensum Ruddy as pure intense gold