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Livius Titus - Roman Empire: Masinissa betrothed to the daughter of the Carthaginian general Hasdrubal Gisgo - 1514

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Livius Titus - Roman Empire: Masinissa betrothed to the daughter of the Carthaginian general Hasdrubal Gisgo - 1514

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Incunabula & early printing - Quantity: 1 - Master Woodcut. Hand coloured. Folio leaf. - Single sheet

Object: Single sheet (More lots)
Number of Books: 1
Subject: Incunabula & early printing
Author/ Illustrator: Livius Titus
Book Title: Roman Empire: Masinissa betrothed to the daughter of the Carthaginian general Hasdrubal Gisgo
Condition: Very good
Publication year oldest item: 1514
Edition: 1st Edition Thus
Language: German
Original language: Yes
Publisher: Johannes Schoeffer
Binding/ Material: Loose page
Extras: Master Woodcut. Hand coloured. Folio leaf.

Masinissa was the son of the chieftain Gaia of a Numidian tribal group, the Massylii. He was brought up in Carthage, an ally of his father. At the start of the Second Punic War, Masinissa fought for Carthage against Syphax, the king of the Masaesyli of western Numidia (present day Algeria), who had allied himself with the Romans. Masinissa, then about 17 years old, led an army of Numidian troops and Carthaginian auxiliaries against Syphax's army and won a decisive victory (215-212 BC). He was betrothed to the daughter of the Carthaginian general Hasdrubal Gisgo.

Incunabula woodcut leaf with woodcut.

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

Fine large woodcut leaf.

Light age toning and marks commensurate with age.

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