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o “Accidental” – lust (sin) : heat during sex opens up pores
§༊ • Especially if sex with menstruating woman Cure?
o Change of Regimen
o Blood-letting: let out infected blood
o Viper meat: snakes are scaly…lepers have scaly skin III. Life as a Leper
• Never fully exiled from medieval society • Leviticus, Ch. 13
o Says to cast out lepers because they are unclean • Lepers smelled bad – contagion (miasma) • Ceremony of Mock Burial
o They were like zombies – scary to people • F...
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