© Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana. Venice. 11th century.
150 parchment pages.
23,5 x 19 cm.
157 splendid miniatures.
• Conserved in the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Venice. Cod. Gr.Z.479 (=881). Oppiano. Cynegetica.
• 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.
• Bound in leather over wooden boards, as is the original.
• Unique edition of 999 numbered copies with notarized certificate of authenticity.
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