Daughters of Alchemy

Daughters of Alchemy

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Meredith Ray shows that women were at the vanguard of empirical culture during the Scientific Revolution. They experimented with medicine and alchemy at home and in court, debated cosmological discoveries in salons and academies, and in their writings used their knowledge of natural philosophy to argue for womena€™s intellectual equality to men.... un fanciullo vergine, il secondo giorno in vino bianco caldo, il terzo nel succhio di fenocchio, il quarto giorno nel bianco della#39;uova, il quinto ... clear up scabies and leprosy, cure gout, and freshen the eyes after crying, all subjects commonly treated in manuals (Lando, Valorose donne, 115rv). ... ho parimente riso della simplicitAn vostra e del vostro consorte che non sappiate quanta virtA¹ spesso ci si trovi).

Title:Daughters of Alchemy
Author:Meredith K. Ray
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2015-04-06


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