Hippocrates and his Big Ideas


Hippocrates and his Big Ideas Hippocrates is one of the most significant figures in the history of medicine. Despite living two and a half thousand years ago, his ideas still influence medical practice today. Hippocrates was responsible for a vast number of texts, the Hippocratic Corpus, and instilled ideas about care that are taken for … Read more

When were the Princes in the Tower last seen?

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This book goes beyond the births, deaths, and marriages of the 15th century. The glamour of the court and coronations is joined by plots, uprisings, and reprisals. Scientific, literary, religious, and trade developments and breakthroughs are explored. Political wrangling's, social justice, and the legal system's intrigues emerge in events from each day of the year. Large bloody battles, claims of hereditary rights and campaigning feature alongside quirky stories of everyday life. A unique event from each day of the year is to be found in this book.