Miniatures from a 12th-century Medical and Herbal Collection | The Public Domain Review

Miniatures from a 12th-century Medical and Herbal Collection | The Public Domain Review

Wonderful series of miniatures from a late 12th-century herbal with delightfully abstract depictions of plants including Cannabis), and a variety of medieval medical procedures, such as cauterization and the removal of haemorrhoids.

Source: Miniatures from a 12th-century Medical and Herbal Collection | The Public Domain Review

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