Hierosolyma, Clarissima totius Orientis civitas . . G. BRAUN, F. HOGENBERG.
Aerial Plans of Both Ancient & ‘Modern’ Jerusalem
[Cologne, 1572]

Hierosolyma, Clarissima totius Orientis civitas . .

13 ½ x 19 ¼ inches. Fine hand color; excellent.

Fascinating engraving containing two aerial views of the city, one as it was at the beginning of the first century BCE, and the other a contemporaneous view. Each is accompanied by legends listing important structures and places that are keyed to the plans. In the lower right is a vignette of Moses receiving the Commandments along with Aaron, whose garments and accouterments are listed in the table to the right.

* Laor 1039, illus. p. 150.

Price: $1,850.00

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