Health Care In Dark & Middle Ages Mary Groomer, Graham Daniels, Tina Ruppert, Megan Zulli
Economic Times • The population of Europe increased greatly as technological and agricultural innovations allowed trade to flourish and crop yields to increase.
Religion • Catholics didn’t view the era as dark, they viewed it as a harmonious, productive, religious era. The Dark ages were also the years of vast Muslim conquests. • 1216- Magna Carta is signed • 1382- Bible is translated into English by John Wycliffe
Religion • During the dark ages & middle ages the only accepted Christian religion was the Catholic religion. • Medieval lives in the middle ages were dominated by the catholic religion
Important Dates • 476 A.D. fall of the Roman Empire • The battle of Hasting & Norman Conquest- Saturday October 14th, 1066 • The Doomsday Book- 1086 • The Hundred years War- 1337 to 1453 • The Black Death- 1348 to 1350 • The Great Schism- 1378
Hippocrates Sciepiades Born: 460 B.C. Birthplace: Island of Cos, Greece Died: 377 B.C. Cause of Death: Unspecified Occupation: Doctor
Major Advances • First to describe many diseases and medical conditions. • Given credit for first description of clubbing of the fingers. • And important diagnostic sign in Chronic Lung Cancer and Cyanotic Heart Disease.
Beliefs • Separated the discipline of medicine from philosophy and religion, believing and proffering that disease was not punishment of the gods but due to environmental factors such as diet and living habit.
Rhazes Born: August 26th, 865 A.D. Birthplace: Rayy Death: October 27th, 925 A.D. Occupation: Chief physician at the Baghdad Hospital
Major Advances & Beliefs • Provided first description of Small Pox, documenting that the illness was transmitted from person to person • Believed that the human body was much similar to a pig