A captivating woodcut view of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, from the Parvum Theatrum Urbium sive Urbium Praecipuarum totius orbis Brevis & Methodica Descriptio by Adrianus Romanus, printed in Frankfurt. This rare woodcut view offers a glimpse into the architectural and urban layout of Lisbon in the early 17th century.
Originally published in 1595, this city view highlights the artistic and cartographic achievements of the time. Saur, a German lawyer and historian born in 1545 in Frankenberg, authored several legal books as well as the city book Theatrum Urbium. He passed away in 1593.
This striking visual representation of Lisbon serves as a valuable resource for those interested in the history of cartography, European urban development, or the city of Lisbon itself. Its inclusion in Adrianus Romanus's Parvum Theatrum Urbium further solidifies its historical significance and appeal to collectors and enthusiasts alike.