Elizabeth Mellyn

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Phone: (603) 862-3028
Office: History, Horton SSC Rm 407, Durham, NH 03824
Elizabeth Mellyn

Education

  • Ph.D., Early Mod Eur History, Harvard University
  • M.A., Harvard University
  • B.A., Medieval & Renaissance Studies, University of Chicago

Research Interests

  • Medieval and Renaissance Italy; history of medicine, madness, and law

Courses Taught

  • HIST 435: Origins of European Society
  • HIST 498: Expl/Game of Thrones
  • HIST 500: Intro to Historical Thinking
  • HIST 515: Game of Thrones
  • HIST 595: Expl/Global History of Madness
  • HIST 641: Europe after the Black Death
  • HIST 642: Saints, Sinners, and Heretics
  • HIST 774: Historiography
  • HIST 797: Colloq/Man Vs. God
  • HUMA 511: Medieval World/Interdisp Intro

Selected Publications

Mellyn, E. W. (2018). The Economics of Healthcare in the Tuscan Medical Enlightenment. In P. Findlen, J. Soll, & C. Tazzara (Eds.), FLORENCE AFTER THE MEDICI: TUSCAN ENLIGHTENMENT, 1737-1790. Routledge.

Mellyn, E. W. (2017). "Healers and healing in the early modern health care market". In The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health. Taylor & Francis.

Mellyn, E. W. (2015). Timothy S. Miller; John W. Nesbitt. Walking Corpses: Leprosy in Byzantium and the Medieval West. xiv + 243 pp., illus., bibl., index. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2014. $35 (cloth).. Isis, 106(4), 906-907. doi:10.1086/684621

Mellyn, E. W., & Mellyn, E. W. (2014). "Madness Is Punishment Enough". In MAD TUSCANS AND THEIR FAMILIES: A HISTORY OF MENTAL DISORDER IN EARLY MODERN ITALY (pp. 58-+). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Mellyn, E. W., & Mellyn, E. W. (2014). The Curious Case of Forensic Medicine. In MAD TUSCANS AND THEIR FAMILIES: A HISTORY OF MENTAL DISORDER IN EARLY MODERN ITALY (pp. 161-+). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Mellyn, E. W. (2014). Mad Tuscans and Their Families: A History of Mental Disorder in Early Modern Italy. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Mellyn, E. W., & Mellyn, E. W. (2014). Spending Without Measure. In MAD TUSCANS AND THEIR FAMILIES: A HISTORY OF MENTAL DISORDER IN EARLY MODERN ITALY (pp. 94-+). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Mellyn, E. W., & Mellyn, E. W. (2014). From Madness to Sickness. In MAD TUSCANS AND THEIR FAMILIES: A HISTORY OF MENTAL DISORDER IN EARLY MODERN ITALY (pp. 128-+). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Mellyn, E. W., & Mellyn, E. W. (2014). Incapacity, Guardianship, and the Tuscan Family. In MAD TUSCANS AND THEIR FAMILIES: A HISTORY OF MENTAL DISORDER IN EARLY MODERN ITALY (pp. 24-+). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Mellyn, E. W. (2013). Passing on Secrets: Interactions between Latin and Vernacular Medicine in Medieval Europe. I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance, 16(1/2), 289-309. doi:10.1086/673407

Most Cited Publications