Olio di Mandorle (Oleum Amigdolarum)From the Tacuinum Sanitatis of Vienna, late or early century. Oil of Almonds (Oleum Amigdolarum). The Tacuinum Sanitatis were illuminated medical manuals based on texts translated from Arabic into Latin.
I love the Tacuinum Sanitatis - A pharmacist and his assistant pound herbs and roots for medical use. From "Tacuinum Sanitatis", a medical codex, written and illuminated for the Cerruti Family, probably from Verona (end