Title Ancient herbalists and scholars of medicinal lore (Galen, Pliny, Hippocrates etc.); and Venus and Adonis in the gardens of Adonis. Woodcut, 1532.
Imprint [Strasburg] : [Balthazar Beek], 1532.

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Physical description 1 print : woodcut ; image 25.5 x 17.9 cm
Note Title page to: Lorenz Fries, Spiegel der artzney ..., Strasburg 1532
Summary 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")
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 567399i
Author, etc. Fries, Lorenz, approximately 1490-1531.
Topic-LCSH Herb gardens.
Subject name Herophilus, of Chalcedon, approximately 335 B.C.-approximately 280 B.C.
Erasistratus, of Ceos, active 3rd century B.C.
Soranus, of Ephesus.
Musa, Antonius, fl. 23 B.C.
Adonis (Greek deity)
Genre/Technique Title pages.
Portrait prints.
Copy photo no. V 49773
L 40792
L 40791 Herophilus and Erasistratus
L 40942 Soranus and Antonius Musa
System no. .b15673996
Record no. 567399i