Italian herbal – Veneto 15th century

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This  wonderful manuscript has 192 drawings of plants (Manuscript on paper Hatz of Iron download. Veneto? Italy, S. XV). It is described as follows:
“This herbal was begun in the first half of the 15th century and continued for about half a century 저 하늘에도 슬픔이 다운로드. It presents an interesting contrast between the early, conventional representation of plants and the naturalistic style, which was becoming common by the end of the century movie Into the Storm.

The roots are heavily emphasized and are often depicted as fantastic faces and creatures, e.g. the female mandragora (f. 36) and the woad plant (f yumi 다운로드. 42), which has a blue root with a human face.”

See page 33 r for an illustration of Folegar with heads in the roots Download 1998. Folio 42r has a nice blue head in the root Yoo Seung-woo is beautiful anded.

On another page of this site Marco has added the following interesting comments and description:

“[This manuscript] has a few “snake roots” similar to Voynich f49r

35: ‘Tiles’ with a wavy blue root (with a face on one end), four erect leaves with flowers between; the root might indicate a water plant

49: ‘Corbealis’ with another blue root ending in an animal head

50: ‘Bustana’ with a red snake rouond its stem, presumably a herb recommended for snake bite

To me it’s very instructive to see that many images of the Voynich ms that seem weird to modern eyes actually belong to a consolidated tradition in late medieval science.”

Any other observations Farand Tactics 2?





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