Virgil. Opera (Works). Strasburg: Johann Grüninger, 1502. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland City Libraries

Virgil. Opera (Works). Strasburg: Johann Grüninger, 1502. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland City Libraries

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Virgil. Opera (Works). Strasburg: Johann Grüninger, 1502. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland City Libraries

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Opera (Works)

Author: Virgil
Ref No: 1502 VIRG
Date Created: 1502

This 1502 illustrated edition of Virgil, edited by the humanist scholar Sebastian Brant, is considered to be Johann Grüninger’s masterpiece. The illustrations closely follow the narrative of the text. The beginning of Book IV of the Georgics, Virgil’s poem about rural life, shows contented farmers looking after beehives.

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