Catalog Record: Fl. Vegetii Renati viri illustris De re militari libri quatuor. Sexti Ivlii Frontini viri consvlaris De strategematis libri totidem. Aeliani De instruendis aciebus liber unvs. Modesti De vocabulis rei militaris liber vnus : item picturae bellicae cxx passim Vegetio adiectae | HathiTrust Digital Library

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Fl. Vegetii Renati viri illustris De re militari libri quatuor. Sexti Ivlii Frontini viri consvlaris De strategematis libri totidem. Aeliani De instruendis aciebus liber unvs. Modesti De vocabulis rei militaris liber vnus :
item picturae bellicae cxx passim Vegetio adiectae /
collata sunt omnia ad antiquos codices, maximè Budaei, quod testabitur Aelianus.

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Main Author: Vegetius Renatus, Flavius.
Related Names: Budé, Guillaume 1468-1540., Modestus. , Aelianus Tacticus 2nd cent., Frontinus, Sextus Julius.
Language(s): Latin
Published: Parisiis : Sub scuto Basiliensi ex officina Christiani Wecheli, 1535.
Subjects: Military art and science > Military art and science / Early works to 1800.
Woodcuts > Woodcuts / France > Woodcuts / France / 16th century.
Note: Includes indexes.
Signatures: a⁴ A-Y⁶ Z⁸.
Wechel's Pegasus device appears on t.p. and on last p. On the t.p. verso is a full-page cut of a lansquenet with a tablet at lower left bearing the title: Vegetivs de re militari. This cut is repeated on a4v and Q1v. Letter diagrams of troops in battle array in Aelianus. For the descent of the ill. from Heinrich Steiner's Augsburg ed. of 1529 and Hans Knappe's Erfurt ed. of 1511, see Mortimer. Initials.
In Roman, with italic marginalia.
The so-called "Modesti libellus De vocabulis rei militaris" is believed to have been derived from Vegetius in the 15th cent. by Pomponius Laetus or one of his pupils.
The 3rd Wechel ed., following those of 1532 and 1534; see Mortimer.
Physical Description: [8], 279, [1] p. : ill. ; 34 cm. (fol.)
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