Leaf 17 - De Copiis Romanorum Maritimis
Andrea Fei, Roma, 1625
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Rome -- History.
Navies -- History.
Depicted here are the Maritime forces for Rome. Though better known for its land forces, Rome had the resources of huge forests for the raw materials for ship building and the engineering prowess to plan and build efficient ships. They were able to translate their military skill naval battle and after a while developed strength as skilled navigators as well, eventually ruling the seas for at least 4 centuries.
On the verso of this leaf is text in 3 languages. The title in Italian is: Forti De Romani per Mare.
Leaf 17 Recto and Verso
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Page 28.5 x 21 cm.
Image 23.5 x 17.75 cm.
Engraving on paper
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