Physician Preparing an Elixir from De Materia Medica

Illustration

Arienne King
by Marie-Lan Nguyen
published on 21 March 2020
Send to Google Classroom:

Depiction of a physician preparing an elixir. Illustration from a folio of an Arabic translation of the 1st Century CE Greek medical text De Materia Medica. Iraq, 1224 CE. Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. (Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Cite This Work

APA Style

Nguyen, M. (2020, March 21). Physician Preparing an Elixir from De Materia Medica. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12029/physician-preparing-an-elixir-from-de-materia-medi/

Chicago Style

Nguyen, Marie-Lan. "Physician Preparing an Elixir from De Materia Medica." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 21, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12029/physician-preparing-an-elixir-from-de-materia-medi/.

MLA Style

Nguyen, Marie-Lan. "Physician Preparing an Elixir from De Materia Medica." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Mar 2020. Web. 18 Oct 2021.