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Year: Between 1406 and 1430  Originally appeared in: Manuscript made in Constantinople  Now appears in: The Naming of Names by Anna Pavord  Feared for its deadly shriek when pulled from the ground, the mandrake was thought to take male or female form. According to an 11th-century Anglo-Saxon manuscript, the mandrake also shined at night like a lamp, and would flee from "an unclean man."

Mandrake roots The Morgan Dioscurides (Pierpont Morgan Library, MS M. is a Byzantine illuminated copy of the De Materia Medica by Dioscurides. The illustrations closely reflect those in the Vienna Dioscurides.

Colcbicum Multiflorum  From Viridarium Reformatum, seu Regnum Vegetabile: Krauter Buch (Newly Revised Garden of the Plant Kingdom: Herb Book), Michael Bernhard Valentini (1657-1729) editor. Frankfurt, Anton Heinscheidt, 1719.  Source - theantiquarium.com

Colcbicum multiflorum from Viridarium Reformatum, seu Regnum Vegetabile: Krauter Buch (Newly Revised Garden of the Plant Kingdom: Herb Book), Michael Bernhard Valentini editor.

Mandrake Root is a root that is thought to resemble that of a man.

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Herbal Codex: Codex Sloane 4016 is a century Italian parchment manuscript belonging to a class of books known as herbals. Miniature of plants, including the mandrake plant with a naked male body as the root (Tractatus de Herbis - Sloane 4016 f.

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