MS M.652, fol. 381r

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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) Salamander, surrounded by fire, inscribed salamandra;
2) Moray eel in water, inscribed smyrina;
3) Sea snake, inscribed drakon thalassios, and stingray, inscribed trygon, in water.


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