Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: empirics

  • Women in the medical profession: The trial of Jacoba Felicie de Almania

    Mariel Tishma Chicago, Illinois, United States A meeting of doctors at the university of Paris. From the “Chants royaux” manuscript, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris. BNF, Français 1537, fol. 27v. Source In November 1322 a group of folk healers and empirics were put on trial by the Faculty of Medicine from the University of Paris. Their crime…