Hermes showing the phusis of the moly plant to Odysseus (cf. Od. 302-6), item IIIb in a series of postcards of Friedrich Preller’s Odyssee-Landschaften, available on the Goethezeit Portal.

A description of the Mandragora plant, in a 7th century manuscript of Dioscurides’ De Materia Medica (Naples, Biblioteca Nazionale, Cod. Gr. 1), available through Wikimedia Commons.


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