Life, death and astrology in Shakespeare's England | University of Oxford

Life, death and astrology in Shakespeare's England

Lauren Kassell, Reader in the History of Science and Medicine, University of Cambridge
13:00 - 14:00
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3BG

Lecture Theatre

Lectures and seminars
Free
Yes
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If the star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet had lived in London, they might have consulted the astrologer-physician Simon Forman, whose casebook is shown in the exhibition Shakespeare's Dead. Lauren Kassell looks into the working life of a medical practitioner in Shakespeare's England.