Woman feeding her geese. from Tacuinum Sanitatis, Lombardy, late century (Biblioteca Casanatense, Rome). Keeping geese is complicated and labour-intensive. This created an intricate network between people in villages, on manors and in towns.
Tacuinum Sanitatis “Los Melones Dulces”, a medieval handbook on health and wellbeing, based on the Taqwim al‑sihha تقويم الصحة ("Maintenance of Health"), an eleventh-century Arab medical treatise by Ibn Butlan of Baghdad.