Illustration from

Kitab al-Diryaq, mid 13th century

Andromachus the Elder learns of the efficacy of laurel berries as an antidote to snakebite

Probably of the Seljuk Sultanate of Iconium (whch was subject to the Khanate of Persia).

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Kitab al-Diryaq (the Book of Antidotes) by Pseudo-Gallen, probably from Iraq, mid 13th century. Nationalbibliothek, Vienna.

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