Coloured pen drawing of the Emperor Charlemagne kneeling in front of a plant pierced by an arrow. The plant is called 'Carlina' and the caption explains that an angel advised Charlemagne to eat it in order to be purged of poison.
Herbs: Codex Sloane 4016 is a century Italian parchment manuscript belonging to a class of books known as herbals. Miniature of plants, including a mandrake plant with a naked male body as the root (Tractatus de Herbis - Sloane 4016 f.
In Polish-born antiquarian and bibliophile Wilfrid Voynich bought a mysterious illustrated codex hand-written in an unknown writing system that may have been composed in Northern Italy during the Italian Renaissance
Codex Sloane 4016 is a century Italian parchment manuscript belonging to a class of books known as herbals. These medicinal treatises recorded knowledge accumulated in the oral tradition about plants believed to possess therapeutic properties
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