Tratado de Caza (Treatise on Hunting)
Deluxe Facsimile Edition
Venice, Bibliotheca Nazionale Marciana, gr.Z.479
|A didactic poem about the techniques of hunting with hounds, written in the 3rd century for the Roman Emperor Caracalla by Oppiano of Apamea in Syria. It contains the most extensive illustrative scheme of the late Macedonian age. The parchment manuscript, written in Greek minuscule and dating from 11th c. Contantinople, was once owned by the Emperors Basil II and Napoleon. It has 150 pages measuring 19 x 23.5 cm and contains 157 fine miniatures in Byzantine style. Limited edition of 999 copies. Leather boards in the style of the original.|
Patrimonio Ediciones, 1999.
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