MS M.652, fol. 214r

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Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos

De materia medica

mid 10th century
395 x 300 mm

Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943), 1920

MS M.652
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1) Great Weever (a large fish), in water, inscribed drakon thalassios;
2) Stag, representing genitalia of stag, inscribed elaphou aidoia;
3) Head of Stag, representing hart's horn, inscribed elaphou.


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