Marci Velseri Matthaei F. Ant. N. Patricii. Aug. Vind. Rerum Augusta Nar. Vindelicar. Libri Octo.

Creator

Welser, Markus.

Title

Marci Velseri Matthaei F. Ant. N. Patricii. Aug. Vind. Rerum Augusta Nar. Vindelicar. Libri Octo.

Publisher

Venice: [Aldus the Younger],

Date

1594.

Description

A history of the ancient Roman province of Vindelicia, which covered an area stretching from modern-day northern Switzerland to southern Germany. Its ancient capital of Augusta Vindelicorum became Augsburg. Markus Welser (1558–1614) was a member of a prominent and long-standing Augsburg family, and a correspondent of Galileo, Scaliger, Isaac Casaubon, and other humanists. He underwrote the costs of this book, one of the last publications of the Aldine Press. Displayed is a double page copperplate map of the Roman province of Vindelicia.

Source

From the collection of G. Scott Clemons.

Files

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Citation

Welser, Markus. , “Marci Velseri Matthaei F. Ant. N. Patricii. Aug. Vind. Rerum Augusta Nar. Vindelicar. Libri Octo. ,” Grolier Club Exhibitions, accessed November 18, 2018, https://grolierclub.omeka.net/items/show/272.