Des Flavius Vegetius Renatus fünf Bücher über Kriegswissenschaft und Kriegskunst der Römer.
by VEGETIUS RENATUS, Flavius.
Aus dem lateinischen Urtexte in das Deutsche übersetzt und mit erläuternden, meistens aus römischen Classikern entnommenen Anmerkungen begleitet und versehen von Felix Joseph Lipowsky. xvi, 320 pp. 8vo, cont. red sheep maroquiné (upper cover a little rubbed & soiled), quadruple gilt fillets round sides with gilt fleurons in each corner, flat spine richly gilt, a.e.g. Sulzbach: J.E. von Seidel, 1827. First edition of this translation and critical edition of Vegetius' great treatise on warfare De Re Militari, the most widely-read classical military text of the Middle Ages. It formed the basis of the education of nearly every aristocratic military commander in Europe and was for many centuries the most popular source of information on the preparation and conduct of warfare. It was originally composed in the fourth century as a guide to the training and organization of the Roman legions. Lipowsky (1764-1842), was a Bavarian diplomat, lawyer, historian, and chief archivist of Bavaria. Fine copy from the Wittelsbach library of the dukes and kings of Bavaria. With a presentation letter from Lipowsky to the Duke of Bavaria. Rare; WorldCat locates no copy in America. . (Inventory #: HillBibl-4934)
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