Illustration from an Arabic version of Dioscorides' Materia Medica, Mosul Iraq, 1228. A grape vine, by Yusuf al Mawsili. Pedanius Dioscorides was a Greek physician, botanist and pharmacologist from Cilicia who lived and worked during the reign of the Roman Emperor Nero. His Materia Medica is regarded as one of the most important books on herbal medicine, and continued to be used until around 1600. From the Topkapi Palace Library, Istanbul.
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