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Acerca de la materia medicinal…

Illustrated page from Dioscorides’ Acerca de la materia medicinal, y de los venenos mortiferos. (Salamanca: Mathias Gast, 1566)
This Spanish edition of Dioscorides is one of the many illustrated editions which came out in the 16th century. Dioscorides included animal products in his medicines along with plants and minerals.

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