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Knight of Malta also called Knight Hospitaller Featured January Print

Knight of Malta also called Knight Hospitaller

Knight of Malta also called Knight Hospitaller. Member of the Order of St John of Jerusalem founded end 11th century, dedicated to fighting the "infidel" and treating sick and wounded. When their headquarters in Rhodes was conquered Muslim forces, they were granted an alternative base on the Mediterranean island of Malta. Woodcut by Jost Amman, 16th century

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Distillation of medicines Featured January Print

Distillation of medicines

Distillation of medicines. Female in centre is sorting herbs to be used in various concoctions. From "Le livre de la propriete des choses" (On the Properites of Things) written by the English Franciscan monk Bartholomew Glanville called Bartolomaeus Anglicus (c1230 - 1240) and translated by Jean Corbechon in 1372. Woodcut from printed edition c1520

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Comparison of embryos of Pig, Cow, Rabbit and Man Featured January Print

Comparison of embryos of Pig, Cow, Rabbit and Man

Haeckel's comparison of embryos of Pig, Cow, Rabbit and Man. Top row, all embryos show gill slit at O, demonstrating his Recapitulation theory: An embryo during development (Ontology) displays whole evolutionary history of the species (Phylogeny). "Ontology recapitulates Phylogeny"

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1754, Animal Themes, Comparison, Embryo, Evolution, Full Length, Growth, Illustration And Painting, Medium Group Of Animals, Nature, No People, Pig, Progress, Rabbit, Vertical