Eimmart: March of the Latin army

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March of the army of the Latins.

Aufmarsch des Heeres der Latiner. (Suerbaum)

Engraving from a German children’s picture-book version of the Aeneid by G. J. Lang and G. C. Eimmart, “A tapestry of Roman virtues as seen in Vergil’s Aeneas and his brave deeds, rendered in sparkling engravings, as illustrations of the remarkable deeds of antiquity, for the common benefit of noble youth,” (Peplus virtutum Romanarum in Aenea Virgiliano eiusque rebus fortiter gestis, ad maiorem antiquitatis et rerum lucem, communi iuventutis sacratae bono, aere renitens) (Nuremburg: J.L. Buggel, 1688), pl. 34.

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Werner Suerbaum, Handbuch der illustrierten Vergil-Ausgaben, 1502–1840 (Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 2008), 34.

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1688
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Dimensions: 
21.86x16.92cm
Inscription: 
Lib. VII. Aen. v. 648. Primus init bellum Tyrrhenis asper ab oris/ Conctemptor divum Mezentius, agminaque armat./ usque 658.
Location: 
Bavarian State Library, Munich
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