Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos
De materia medica
mid 10th century
395 x 300 mm
Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943), 1920
1) Starflower, also known as Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbelatum), inscribed ornithogalon, for ornithos gala;
2) Celandine (Chelidonium majus), inscribed othonna.
Photography by Pixel Acuity