Life, death and astrology in Shakespeare's England

29 June 2016 1.00pm 2.00pm

Venue:

Lecture Theatre, Weston Library (Map)

Speaker(s):

Lauren Kassell (Reader in the History of Science and Medicine, Cambridge)

Description

If the star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet had lived in London, they might have consulted the astrologer-physician Simon Forman, whose casebook is shown in the exhibition Shakespeare's Dead. Lauren Kassell looks into the working life of a medical practitioner in Shakespeare's England.

Booking

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