• leaves of dioscorides

    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.

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  • tracing interlace

    Interlace goes back thousands of years and has been popular all over the globe. While frequently called “Celtic knotwork”, this manner of ornamentation cannot be so easily pigeonholed. Let’s trace its more complex and interesting history.

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