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Unformatted text preview: A liquid remedy is being mixed over a f re in the open air, where F ora and fauna symbolize the pharmaceutical bounty of nature. The bearded f gure (right) holds out an ornate ceramic drug container. This manuscript was based on Galen’s treatise converning electuaries. The interior of a pharmacy as represented in a manu-script of Treatise on Medicine by Dioscorides. (Met-ropolitan Museum of Art, New York). The preparation of an aromatic wine to treat coughs; from an Arabic translation of Treatise on Medicine by Dioscorides. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)....
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course HIST 302 taught by Professor Jensic during the Summer '10 term at Purdue.
- Summer '10