Ottoman Empire 18th century Herbal Manuscript

medicinal plants- turkish manuscript, second half century Books are a special blessing - Cherish them.

The botanist's repository, for new, and rare plants. Printed by T. Bensley, and published by the author, London, 1797

- The Botanists Repository, Comprising Colour'd Engravings, of New and Rare plants : - Biodiversity Heritage Library

These images come from the fabled manuscript, 'Liber Floridus' (Book of Flowers), a Medieval encyclopædia produced some 900 years ago by Lambert, Canon of St Omer, in the NE France/Flanders/Belgium region.

Images from the fabled manuscript, 'Liber Floridus' (Book of Flowers), a Medieval encyclopædia produced 900 years ago by Lambert, Canon of St Omer, in the NE France/Flanders/Belgium region.

botanical manuscripts

It is in our nature. The oldest, dated collection of plants at the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Arborum, fruticum et herbarum flores et folia in insula Gothlandia collecta annis by Antonius Christophori Munchenberg.

The Gart's health by 1485 is one of the first printed books on herbs and probably the most influential.

Der Gart der Gesundheit von Gart's health, one of the first printed books on herbs and probably the most influential. Figure of mandrake (Mandragora).

Mandrake

It wasn’t until the Middle Ages that Mandrake became popular as a magical plant, and was hailed as a miracle talisman, capable of curing just about anything. It was the root in particular that.

Nature Printed Plants: Johann Hieronymus Kniphof , 1704-1763 Botanica Originali.

1759 Source Kniphof, Johann Hieronymus, Botanica in Originali, seu Herbarium Vivum, in quo plantarum tam indigenarum quam exoticarum peculiari quadam operosaque enchiresi atramento.

A text dealing with plants and their properties, often medicinal. The study of plants formed part of natural philosophy during Antiquity. Am...

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.


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