Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Kitab al-Diryaq in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?
“De Materia Medica” is a new art book that includes the facsimile of the “Dioscorides Neapolitanus” (Ms. ex-Vindobonense Greco 1, National Library in Naples). Published by Aboca Museum, it contains the first complete translation of the Greek text by the noted scholar.