Ancient herbalists and scholars of medicinal lore (Galen, Pliny, Hippocrates etc.); and Venus and Adonis in the gardens of Adonis. Woodcut, 1532.
- Fries, Lorenz, approximately 1490-1531
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Top row: Machaon and Podalirius; Hippocrates and Diocles of Carystus; Herophilus and Erasistratus; Asclepiades and Themison. Second row: Pliny and Theophrastus; Dioscorides and Crateuas; Soranus and Antonius Musa; Nicander and Oribasius. Third row: Saint Luke and Galen; Paulus (Aegineta?) and Serapion. Fourth row: Cosmas and Damian; Avicenna and Rhazes. Below, Adonis and Venus pluck flowers growing in a vase in the gardens of Adonis (lettered in Greek "Adonidos kēpoi")
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