Elma Bren­ner

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I am fas­ci­nated by peo­ple’s ex­pe­ri­ences of ill­ness in the Mid­dle Ages, and am es­pe­cially in­ter­ested in re­sponses to lep­rosy, a dis­ease that pro­voked strong re­ac­tions, from pub­lic health mea­sures to com­pas­sion­ate char­ity.

Elma dis­cusses the power and perils of me­dieval medicine

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