15.10.11

Pharmacists and medicines


With the development of the art of healing, apothecaries and then pharmacists became the preparers of drugs and other medicines.

Com o desenvolvimento da arte de curar, os boticários e posteriormente os farmacêuticos tornaram-se os preparadores dos medicamentos.

Unknown (12th century)-'pharmacist selling ointment and medicine'-sculpture    Modena-Museo Civico d'Arte

Unknown (16th century)-'bezoar goat's kidney stone supposed to have healings powers'   Wien-Kunsthistoriches Museum (Kunstkammer)

Cerruti family (14th century)-'a pharmacist and his assistant pound herbs and roots for medical use'-miniature   Wien-Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Tacuinum Sanitatis, Codex 2644)

Cerruti family (14th century)-'a pharmacist and his assistant collect herbs and roots in a herb-garden'-miniature   Wien-Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Tacuinum Sanitatis, Codex 2644)

Cerruti family (14th century)-'Italian pharmacy: a pharmacist, client and his assistant mixing medicine'-miniature   Wien-Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Tacuinum Sanitatis, Codex 2644)

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