Manuscript title: Silbereisen: Chronicon Helvetiae, Part II
Manuscript summary: A richly illustrated Swiss chronicle in three parts, or books. The newest and most comprehensive book (Part I) contains the origin and history of the Confederation up to the 14th century. The oldest book (Part II) contains a description of the Burgundian wars of the 15th century. The subsequent book (Part III) describes selected events from the history of the Confederation during the 15th and 16th centuries, such as the deposition of Hans Waldmann (1489) and the Battle of Marignano (1515), and contains an illustrated catalog of ordnance captured in the Swabian War of 1499.
Origin: Wettingen (Switzerland)
Period: 16th century
Image source: Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek, MsWettF 16: 2: Silbereisen: Chronicon Helvetiae, Part II
Пегас и глава Phaethon
Фацио дельи Уберти II Dittamondo, Милан ок. 1447.
BnF, Италия 81, л. 175V
Atalanta and Hippomenes
Oil on canvas, 206 x 297 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid
Onorio Marinari, Saint Cecilia (Detail)
Oil on canvas, 17th Century