How be Epilepsy regard and treated during the Renaissance?

I know that in the Shakespearean play Othello have epilepsy, although he is a fictional personality.

As did Aristotle and Napolean...how did they treat it?


Answers:    1494:
A handbook on witch-hunting, Malleus Maleficarum, brings a current of persecution and torture, main to the death of more than 200,000 women. Written by two Dominican friars lower than papal authority, the book identifies the presence of seizure as a characteristic of witches.

http://www.epilepsy.com/epilepsy/history...

While this doesn't mention Aristotle or Napolean, it does mention treatment during the times they lived.
Generally they thought that the individual was possessed by an evil spirit.

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