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The Notorious Astrological Physician of London: Works and Days of Simon Forman
Barbara Howard Traister

University Of Chicago Press, 2001. First edition As new in dust jacket. First printing. Hardcover. Simon Forman (1552-1611) was a noted occultists, herbalist and astrologer under the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I. He also practiced as a physician, basing his diagnoses and treatments on astrology, keeping detailed records of his patient's cases and results. As he had no medical diploma, the barber-surgeon guild prosecuted him and he was imprisoned after the death of one of his patients. He later gained a degree an wentback into practice in 1603. He actually predicted the day of his own death. As New Hardcover 9780226811406 (Item ID: E19907)

$29.95

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