Illustration from

Kitab al-Diryaq, mid 13th century

Andromachus the Elder learns of the efficacy of laurel berries as an antidote to snakebite

Probably of the Seljuk Sultanate of Iconium (which was subject to the Khanate of Persia).


A larger image of 'Andromachus the Elder learns of the efficacy of laurel berries as an antidote to snakebite' - Kitab al-Diryaq, mid 13th century.


Andromachus sees a page kill a snake. Andromachos voit un page tuer un serpent.
Kitab al-Diryaq (the Book of Antidotes) by Pseudo-Gallen, probably from Iraq, mid 13th century. Nationalbibliothek, Vienna.


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