Dioscorides, Ancient Greek physician

Dioscorides, Ancient Greek physician

H404/0377 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 28.8MB

Downloadable file size: 3.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: SHEILA TERRY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Dioscorides sculpture by a pond. The Ancient Greek physician Pedanius Dioscorides (c.40-c.90 AD) worked as a surgeon in the Roman army. He wrote a five-volume book, De Materia Medica, in which he described herbs and herbal remedies. The book remained in use, in various translations, until 1600. Artwork, after a 5th century original, from the 19th century book Vies des Savants Illustres.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1800s, 19th century, 1st century, 50s, adult, ancient greece, ancient greek, antiquity, army, artwork, bas relief, bust, carved, caucasian, classical, classical antiquity, close-up, coloured, cure, de materia medica, dioscoridas, doctor, european, fifties, figuier, garden, goblet, greece, greek, herbal, herbalist, historical, history, history of science, illustration, male, man, medallion, medical, medicinal, medicinal herbs, medicine, middle-aged, military, natural philosopher, natural philosophy, outside, pharmacological, pharmacology, pharmacopeia, philosopher, physician, plant, plants, plaque, pond, portrait, portraits, relief, roman, sculpture, statue, stone, surname d, vies des savants illustres, white

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.