1540 Vegetius De Militari Roman Art of Military War Siege Tactic Gaetano Italian

VEGETIUS, Flavius Renatus

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Vegetius was the name of a relatively unknown Roman author, whose 4th-century treatise on military principles was the preeminent work on warfare during the height of the Roman Empire. This work focuses on the importance of training soldiers before battle, employing strategy into combat, maintaining supplies, organizing a camp, and how to follow leadership. This book contains the best description siege craft in the Late Roman Empire such as the use of an onager, a machine that was originally thought to not be invented until the middle ages!

 

This 1540 Italian translation of ‘Art of Military’ was taken from the original Latin by Tizzone di Gaetano.

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1540 Vegetius De Militari Roman Art of Military War Siege Tactic Gaetano Italian

 

Vegetius was the name of a relatively unknown Roman author, whose 4th-century treatise on military principles was the preeminent work on warfare during the height of the Roman Empire. This work focuses on the importance of training soldiers before battle, employing strategy into combat, maintaining supplies, organizing a camp, and how to follow leadership. This book contains the best description siege craft in the Late Roman Empire such as the use of an onager, a machine that was originally thought to not be invented until the middle ages!

 

This 1540 Italian translation of ‘Art of Military’ was taken from the original Latin by Tizzone di Gaetano.

 

Item number: #6414

Price: $950

 

VEGETIUS, Flavius Renatus

 

Vegetio de l’arte militare, ne la commune lingua novamente tradotto per Tizzone di Gaetano.

 

In Venetia : Per Comin de Tridino de Monferrato, M D XL. [1540]

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [8], 87 leaves
    • Signatures: *⁸ A-K⁸ L⁸
  • References: USTC 862201; Edit16 24553;
  • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate
    • Ex Libris Comitis Alexandri Ab Hubner
  • Language: Italian
  • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
  • Size: ~6.25in X 4in (16cm x 10.5cm)

 

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6414

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Military & War

Authors

VEGETIUS, Flavius Renatus

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

Italian

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete