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).
Leather over wooden boards