The famous so-called Vienna Dioscurides,(14) med. gr. 1, olim Constantinopolitanus (C),(15) the only early Byzantine illuminated manuscript securely dated--the dedication ([6.sup.v]) describes it as a gift to the princess Anicia Juliana and can be dated close to 512--contains an alphabetized version of Dioscurides' materia medica, with all the herbs illustrated in colour, followed by a number of other works by various authors.
de Karabacek et al., Dioscurides, Codex/Aniciae Julianae, picturis illustratus, nunc Vindobonensis Med. gr. 1, phototypice edictus (Lugduni Batavorum, 1906), and Dioscurides, Codex Vindobonensis medicus graecus 1 (Graz, 1970), with H.