Livius (Livy) Titus (59 B.C.-17 A.D.) - Roman History: Spurius Cassius - Roman Consul who was hurled from the Tarpeian Rock - 1514 - 1514

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Livius (Livy) Titus (59 B.C.-17 A.D.) - Roman History: Spurius Cassius - Roman Consul who was hurled from the Tarpeian Rock - 1514 - 1514
Roman Wars - Quantity: 1 - Hand coloured illustrations - Single sheet

Spurius Cassius Viscellinus or Vecellinus was one of the most distinguished men of the early Roman Republic. He was three times consul, and celebrated two triumphs. He was the first magister equitum, and the author of the first agrarian law.

Eventually executed, Dionysius states that he was hurled from the Tarpeian Rock..

Fine woodcut leaf from 1514.

From Livius Titus (59 B.C.-17 A.D.). Romische Historie usz Tito livio gezogen. Translated from Latin into German by Bernhard Schöfferlin and Ivo Wittich. Mainz: Johannes Schoeffer, 1514.

Gothic type. 28.6 x 20.1 cm

First edition of of these woodcuts reflected in their excellence and deep impression.

Fine recent hand colour.

Very minor age spotting to margins. Clean tear to lower margin

Lot details
Object
Single sheet
Number of Books
1
Subject
Roman Wars
Author/ Illustrator
Livius (Livy) Titus (59 B.C.-17 A.D.)
Book Title
Roman History: Spurius Cassius - Roman Consul who was hurled from the Tarpeian Rock - 1514
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1514
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
German
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Bernhard Schöfferlin
Binding/ Material
Loose page
Extras
Hand coloured illustrations
Number of pages
1
Dimensions
28×17.8 cm
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