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Vienna Dioscurides, MS: Cod. med. Graec. 1, fol. 83r. Drawing of the plant cottony blackberry (wolliger Brombeer, Rubus Tomentosus), with roots, leaves and fruits. © Austrian National Library

Vienna Dioscurides

Registration year: 1997
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1997

Dioscurides' work can be considered as the most important pharmaceutical source of the Ancient World and was used throughout the Middle Age, Renaissance and in later centuries as a dictionary for medical practitioners. It forms the basis of medical herbal therapeutic knowledge. The Vienna Dioscurides manuscript rates as a masterpiece of the book art from later Classical Antiquity.

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Vienna Dioscurides, MS: Cod. med. Graec. 1, fol. 83r. Drawing of the plant cottony blackberry (wolliger Brombeer, Rubus Tomentosus), with roots, leaves and fruits. © Austrian National Library
Vienna Dioscurides, MS: Cod. med. Graec. 1, fol. 83r. Drawing of the plant cottony blackberry (wolliger Brombeer, Rubus Tomentosus), with roots, leaves and fruits.
© Austrian National Library

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Vienna Dioscurides, MS: Cod. med. Graec. 1, fol. 6v Full page dedication image with Anicia Juliana. Beginning of the 6th century. © Austrian National Library
Vienna Dioscurides, MS: Cod. med. Graec. 1, fol. 6v Full page dedication image with Anicia Juliana. Beginning of the 6th century.
© Austrian National Library
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