Vienna Discorides

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Vienna Discorides
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Vienna Discorides
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Vienna Discorides—Early 6th-century Byzantine Greek illuminated manuscript in the original Greek by Dioscorides, Courtesy: Österreichische National Bibliothek—Important and rare example of a late antique scientific text--Seen here, Galen (top center), sits in a chair symbolizing his academic stature, while surrounded by six other famous Greek physicians. The Holy Roman Emperor purchased the manuscript in the 1550s.
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Vienna Discorides—6th-century Byzantine Greek illuminated manuscript Galen sits in a chair symbolizing his academic stature, while surrounded by six other famous Greek physicians.
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