Dyspepsia in the middle ages: a reference in Giovanni Boccaccio’s Decameron (14th century AD)?

Dyspepsia in the middle ages: a reference in Giovanni Boccaccio’s Decameron (14th century AD)?

Authors

  • Francesco Maria Galassi Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Łódź, Poland
  • Giovanni Spani College of the Holy Cross, Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, United States
  • Michael Papio University of Massachusetts Amherst, Languages Literatures and Cultures, Amherst, United States
  • Fabrizio Toscano Department of Internal Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York City, USA
  • Marco Artico Department of Sensory Organs, Policlinico Umberto I, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
  • Elena Varotto Archaeology, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

Keywords:

dyspepsia; clinical history; history of medicine; Middle Ages

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Boccaccio G. Decameron. Branca V (ed.). Torino: Einaudi; 2000. pp. 1121–1123.

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05-12-2023

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Dyspepsia in the middle ages: a reference in Giovanni Boccaccio’s Decameron (14th century AD)?. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2023 Dec. 5 [cited 2024 Jun. 16];94(6):e2023237. Available from: https://mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/15137

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Dyspepsia in the middle ages: a reference in Giovanni Boccaccio’s Decameron (14th century AD)?. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2023 Dec. 5 [cited 2024 Jun. 16];94(6):e2023237. Available from: https://mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/15137