Venice, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Cod. Gr.Z.479 (=881)

Treatise on Hunting and Fishing Facsimile Edition

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Didactic poem on the techniques of hunting with dogs written in the 3rd century by Oppiano of Apamea (Syria) for the Emperor Caracalla. Comprised of the most extraordinary illustrative sequence of the Late Macedonian era. 157 splendid miniatures in the Byzantine style by the hand of a very creative artist and astute observer of reality. Some written integrations by Georgios Trivizias (15th century).

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Leather over wooden boards

We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Treatise on Hunting and Fishing": Cynegetica: tratado de caza y pesca facsimile edition, published by Patrimonio Ediciones, 1999

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Cynegetica: tratado de caza y pesca

Valencia: Patrimonio Ediciones, 1999

  • Commentary (English, Italian, Spanish) by Eleuteri, Paolo; Marcon, Susy; Furlan, Italo
  • Limited Edition: 999 copies
  • Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, Treatise on Hunting and Fishing: the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with the current document binding.


Leather over wooden boards, as is the original.

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