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Figure 14

Engraving of Jeses and Mary from a page from the earliest printed literature on syphilis fifteenth century

Sebastian Brandt, image detail from De pestilentiali scorra sive mala de Franzos Eulogium, 1496, broadsheet woodcut with moveable type, reproduced in Sudhoff, K, 1925, the earliest printed literature on syphilis being ten tractates from the years 1495–1498