Historium ab Inclinatione Romanorum Imperii Decades (Decades of History from the Deterioration of the Roman Empire , single sheet [original]

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Title

Historium ab Inclinatione Romanorum Imperii Decades (Decades of History from the Deterioration of the Roman Empire , single sheet [original]

Subject

1. Biondo Flavio, -- 1392-1463. -- Historiarum ab inclinatione Romanarum, imperii decades.

Description

Good condition ; some discolouration (e.g. on bottom corner, approximately 1/5 of page) is apparent on both sides

Slip enclosed reads: "PAGEANT BOOK and PRINT SHOP / 109 EAST 9th STREET / NEW YORK, N.Y. 10003 / ORegon 4-5296 / BLONDUS, FLAVIUS / HISTORIUM AB INCLINATIONE / Romanarum Imperii Decades / Printed by Octavianus Scotus in Venice July 1482"

Creator

Flavius, Blondus, 1392-1463

Source

Pageant Book and Print Shop [New York, N.Y.]

Publisher

Printer: Octavianus Scotus [Venice]

Date

1483 [July]

Format

Single leaf paper with printed text ; 30 cm ; p. 2

Language

Latin

Identifier

ID Number 5 ; Bin 1

Abstract

This leaf is Leaf 107 from Book 1. It talks about several major historical events in the year 800 involving the Frankish king Charlemagne (also known as Charles the Great), including his coronation as the first Holy Roman Emperor (Emperor of the Romans at the time) by Pope Leo III, and his diplomacy with the Lombards and the Byzantine Empress Irene of Athens.

Extent

32 books

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Original Format

Single leaf paper with printed text ; 30 cm ; p. 2

Citation

Flavius, Blondus, 1392-1463 , “Historium ab Inclinatione Romanorum Imperii Decades (Decades of History from the Deterioration of the Roman Empire , single sheet [original],” Special Collections, accessed May 20, 2024, https://archive.fims.uwo.ca/specialcollections/items/show/66.