Ideas about cause of disease in the Middle Ages

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  • Ideas about Cause of Disease in the Middle Ages
    • God or the devil
    • The Four Humours- Physcians followed theories of Hippocrates and Galen that humours were out of balance.
    • Common sense - bad air caused disease. Some linked bad air to dirt and filth in the streets.
  • Desperate explanations- fashion .etc.
    • Ideas about Cause of Disease in the Middle Ages
      • God or the devil
      • The Four Humours- Physcians followed theories of Hippocrates and Galen that humours were out of balance.
      • Common sense - bad air caused disease. Some linked bad air to dirt and filth in the streets.

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