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Folio from De Materia Medica, 1229 CE

Folio from De Materia Medica, 1229 CE

This is an image from an Arabic-translated manuscript from De Materia Medica, which was a Greek text written by Dioscorides. Dioscorides was a physician in the Byzantine empire who conducted pharmacological and medical research around 70 CE. His work was referenced extensively throughout the Golden Age of Islam as a medicinal guide.

Next Button Off Illustration from a Kalila wa Dimna Manuscript, 1200–1220 CE

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