Catalog Record: Vitae et icones sultanorum Turcicorum, principum Persarum aliorumq[ue] illustrium heroum heroinarumq[ue] ab Osmane usq[ue] ad Mahometem II : ad vivum ex antiquis mettallis effictae, primum ex Co[n]sta[n]tinopoli D. Imp. Ferdina[n]do oblatae nunc descriptae & tetras[t]ichis succinctis illustratae | HathiTrust Digital Library

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Vitae et icones sultanorum Turcicorum, principum Persarum aliorumq[ue] illustrium heroum heroinarumq[ue] ab Osmane usq[ue] ad Mahometem II :
ad vivum ex antiquis mettallis effictae, primum ex Co[n]sta[n]tinopoli D. Imp. Ferdina[n]do oblatae nunc descriptae & tetras[t]ichis succinctis illustratae /
a Ja. Jac. Boissardo Vesuntino ; omnia recens in aes artificiose incisa et demum foras data, per Theodoru[m] de Bry, civem Francforti.

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Main Author: Boissard, Jean Jacques, 1528-1602.
Related Names: Lonicerus, Johann Adam b. 1557., Hoefnagel, Joris 1542-1601., Bry, Theodor de 1528-1598.
Language(s): Latin
Published: Francf. ad Moen : [De Bry], ao. MDXCVI [1596]
Subjects: Sultans > Sultans / Turkey > Sultans / Turkey / Biography > Sultans / Turkey / Biography / Portraits > Sultans / Turkey / Biography / Portraits / Early works to 1800.
Sultans > Sultans / Turkey > Sultans / Turkey / Biography > Sultans / Turkey / Biography / Early works to 1800.
Islamic countries > Islamic countries / Kings and rulers > Islamic countries / Kings and rulers / Biography > Islamic countries / Kings and rulers / Biography / Portraits > Islamic countries / Kings and rulers / Biography / Portraits / Early works to 1800.
Islamic countries > Islamic countries / Kings and rulers > Islamic countries / Kings and rulers / Biography > Islamic countries / Kings and rulers / Biography / Early works to 1800.
Turkey > Turkey / Kings and rulers > Turkey / Kings and rulers / Biography > Turkey / Kings and rulers / Biography / Portraits > Turkey / Kings and rulers / Biography / Portraits / Early works to 1800.
Turkey > Turkey / Kings and rulers > Turkey / Kings and rulers / Biography > Turkey / Kings and rulers / Biography / Early works to 1800.
Engravings > Engravings / Germany > Engravings / Germany / 16th century.
Note: Includes index.
Signatures: A-2Z⁴.
Engraved title, port. of Boissard on verso. Portrait roundels of 47 rulers drawn by Joris Hoefnagel from medals in the imperial collections. The roundels are set in square borders, within larger rectangular borders that are filled with plants, animals, insects and birds, and include four-line Latin epigrams on the rulers in strap-work cartouches at head and foot. Head- and tail-pieces, initials.
Issued as part of v. 2 of Johann Adam Lonicerus's Pannoniae historia chronologica. De Bry also published a German translation in the same year. See VD16.
Physical Description: [10], 62, [2], 72-77, 71-356 [i.e. 353], [5] p. : ports. ; 20 cm (4to)
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