Feb 4 • 15M

Bonus Episode 2: What Is Up With Italian Poisoners?

A deep dive into the preponderence of poisoning during the Italian Renaissance

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Valorie Clark
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Did anyone else start listening to the Catherine de Medici episodes and think, “Why the heck did everyone just assume Italians are poisoners?” If so, I did too! It seems like such a strange and negative stereotype. In this bonus episode, I am finally exploring some of the history of poisoning in the Italian Renaissance, with a bonus look at the birth of medical testimony in criminal trials! 🧑‍⚕️⚗️🧪💀 Enjoy!

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