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Sloane 1975 f. 14v Man and Serpent
Man and Serpent
Description: Illuminated miniatures, of a man holding the herb Vervain (Verminatia) with his left hand while spearing a serpent with a sword with his right, and below, a doctor attending a patient who has been bitten by the rabid dog in the lower corner; above them is a hen: according to the text, if its appetite is good, it is an omen of recovery. 
Origin: England, N.? or France, N.? 


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