Linea Imperatorum. Julianus. Jovianus. Valentinianus. Valens.
Nuremburg, 1493, Latin edition. Woodcuts in letterpress. Sheet 460 x 3405mm. Early red lines. An incunable sheet featuring four portraits of Roman emperors: Julian (sole ruler AD 361-363), Jovian (363-364), Valentinian (emperor of the West 364-375) & Valens (Eastern Roman Emperor 364-378). On the reverse are seven more woodcuts, portraits of a religious theme, including Macedonius I of Constantinople, the heretic bishop c.AD 350.
The sheet was published in the 'Nuremberg Chronicle', the earliest printed history of the world, issued the year Columbus returned from discovering America.
This is a genuine antique print, published at or about the date specified, but guaranteed over 500 years old.
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