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By Ian Castle

For lots of humans the epitome of the British soldier of the past due Victorian interval is the Redcoat who fought in southern Africa within the 1870s. This name covers the most important interval of the wars opposed to the Zulu and Boers; the dramatic battles of Rorke's flow, Isandlwana, Ulundi, Laing's Nek and Majuba are one of the most well-known engagements within the historical past of the British military. the adventure of the British soldier from the again streets of Britain's internal towns, to the remoted rock outcrop of Isandlwana and the mountain most sensible of Majuba is considered one of self-discipline, devotion, loyalty, bravery, choice and sheer hard-work. it's a trip from which many males by no means back.

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Ersfeld and Hahn, pp. 502, 513. 216 For a detailed biography of Mattei cf. Mattei (1893) and Helmstädter (1990), pp. 19–34. For Mattei in general cf. also Jütte (1996), pp. 229–234. Mattei’s interest in healing had apparently been awakened by a mangy stray dog who ate certain herbs and plants as a consequence of which he soon recovered. At the beginning of the 1860s the press had discovered Mattei who, among other things, treated poor patients free of charge. Arthur Lutze, who visited Mattei, wrote enthusiastically about his cures in his journal Hahnemannia.

Zimpel had met homoeopathy in Vienna in 1838 through a Baron von Rothschild of whom nothing further is known. Zimpel became an ardent follower of Hahnemann’s doctrine through Arthur Lutze while working in his hospital for five months in the winter of 1848/49. 255 He settled in Italy where the law allowed him to treat foreigners only. The development of his preparations took up all his time so that he hardly had any opportunity to gain experience in therapy. As a consequence he relied all his life mostly on the judgement of the homoeopath Michael Turmb (life dates unknown), a practitioner from the German town of Heiningen near Göppingen, who tested all of Zimpel’s remedies.

98. 199 Jäger (1991), p. 175. 200 After World War II the company relocated from Leipzig to Karlsruhe. , for instance, Niederle (2005), p. 59. For Willmar Schwabe in general cf. Schwabe (1939) and for the company history cf. also Jäger (1991), pp. 171–188. Whether complex remedies were manufactured in Willmar Schwabe’s lifetime cannot be conclusively established from the current state of research. What can be said with certainty is that he manufactured and sold spagyric remedies for some time. The spagyric practitioner Carl Zimpel obtained his homoeopathic remedies from him.

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