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Gioia e tristezza nella tradizione galenica (circa 1275-1525)  (2009)

Authors:
ARCANGELI ALESSANDRO
Title:
Gioia e tristezza nella tradizione galenica (circa 1275-1525)
Year:
2009
Type of item:
Contributo in volume (Capitolo o Saggio)
Tipologia ANVUR:
Contributo in volume (Capitolo o Saggio)
Language:
Italiano
Book Title:
Piacere e dolore. Materiali per una storia delle passioni nel Medioevo (Micrologus' Library, 29)
Publisher:
SISMEL-Edizioni del Galluzzo
ISBN:
9788884503251
Page numbers:
171-185
Keyword:
passioni nel Medioevo; igiene; Galeno; Avicenna; Gabriel de Tarrega; consilia medici
Short description of contents:
Between the later thirteenth and the early sixteenth century, a medical theory of emotions was common in the academic culture of Western Europe, under the influence of the writings of Galen and Avicenna. It considered the somatic – rather than psychic – side of emotions, and assigned them to the field of hygiene or preventive medicine: they were, that is, one of the factors each individual should control as influencing their humoral balance, and consequently health condition. Although different explanations were given of their causes and dynamics, the nature and direction of bodily heat was generally considered to be a decisive element. Positive connotations of joy, and negative for sadness, were also almost universal. The article explores the matter in some detail as it was treated by a Jewish physician from Catalunya – Gabriel de Tarrega – and within collections of medical consilia from Northern and Central Italy.
Product ID:
52425
Handle IRIS:
11562/335283
Deposited On:
September 24, 2009
Last Modified:
May 22, 2017
Bibliographic citation:
ARCANGELI ALESSANDRO, Gioia e tristezza nella tradizione galenica (circa 1275-1525) Piacere e dolore. Materiali per una storia delle passioni nel Medioevo (Micrologus' Library, 29)a cura di Carla Casagrande e Silvana VecchioSISMEL-Edizioni del Galluzzo2009pp. 171-185

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