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Medieval Medical Momentos

Sat October 10, 2015 @ 19:0021:00

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Dr Brian Moffat will tell of the amazing remains excavated at the site of a hospital which closed over 600 years ago, and the science used to identify medical practices from that time. What was medicine like in Scotland at the time the Chapel was built? Come and listen to this fascinating account of ancient  old plant and organic remains found at Midlothian Hospital Soutra. Our speaker, Dr Moffat has been investigating the site for over 25 years, and has discovered much about medicinal practices in medieval times at Soutra.

This evening will intrigue listeners as they learn of this unique archaeo-medical investigation. Learn how Augustinian monks used herbs and remedies, and about the methods used to discover Soutra’s secrets.

This event is free and for adults. Places are limited so please book your spot below.

The Chapel has disabled access.

 

Details

Date:
Sat October 10, 2015
Time:
19:00 – 21:00
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Rosslyn Chapel
Chapel Loan
Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9PU United Kingdom
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Phone:
0131 440 2159
Website:
http://www.rosslynchapel.org.uk/

Other

Online Tickets
http://medieval-momentos.eventbrite.co.uk
Age Range
Adults
Disabled Access
Yes