Medicine Stands Still

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  • Disease and the Supernatural 1000-1500
    • Disease was thought to have Supernatural causes.
      • They thought disease existed to show people the error of their ways.
      • No-one looked fro cures because they thought the only cure was prayer and repentance.
      • Disease was also thought to have been caused by witches and supernatural beings - many people were tried and executed
      • People believed that disease was a punishment from God.

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