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"Birds and Medical Magic"
A. A. Barb
Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, 13, 1950, 316-322
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A discussion of two beast-related items used in medieval medicine: the eagle-stone, said to be kept by eagles in their nests, and used to treat problems of pregnancy; and the 'Epistula Vulturis", containing medical recipes using parts of the vulture. The origin and history of both items is traced from Antiquity. Part 1. The Eagle-Stone; part 2. The Vulture Epistle

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