A parade of styles in the sections of England under the purview of the church in Rome, ranging from about the 6th century to about the late 11th.
Dioscorides’ De Materia Medica was a medical reference of note for more than 1,500. Its manuscripts were not only a wealth of pharmacological knowledge, but also clues to the cultures who made them. Follow the story.
Growing out of one of the oldest cultures in the world, it’s logical that “Persian art” covers a long succession of styles and forms. This is an introduction to only a few.