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Lithography titled „Böcker och skrifmaterialier m. m.“.

Artist , lithography author unknown.

Notes: Jönköping Lith. Aktiebolag. XXVIII. Schlyter, monumenta antiqvitatis.

From „Monvmenta antiqvitatis minnen fran Greklands och Roms forntid för vänner af antiken och tillika sasom askadningsmateriel for undervisningen i den klassiska fornkunskapen vid läroverken utgifna af D:r Gust. Ragn. Schlyter“.Jönköping. Jönköpings lithografiska aktiebolags boktryckeri. 1876.

Jönköping is a city in southern Sweden. Jönköping is situated by the southern end of Sweden's second largest lake, Vättern. The original town Jönköping has grown together with twin city Huskvarna. Jönköping is an old trading center (Köping), since it was on a crossroad for the roads following along the rivers Nissan and Lagan, and the road between the provinces Östergötland and Västergötland. This was rather natural due to the geographical position of the city at the southern end of lake Vättern, which divided the two counties.

Ancient Rome was an Italic civilization that began on the Italian Peninsula as early as the 8th century BC. Located along the Mediterranean Sea and centered on the city of Rome, it expanded to become one of the largest empires in the ancient world. In its approximately 12 centuries of existence, Roman civilization shifted from a monarchy to a classical republic and then to an increasingly autocratic empire. Through conquest and assimilation, it came to dominate Southern and Western Europe, Asia Minor, North Africa, and parts of Northern and Eastern Europe. Rome was preponderant throughout the Mediterranean region and was one of the most powerful entities of the ancient world. It is often grouped into "Classical Antiquity" together with ancient Greece, and their similar cultures and societies are known as the Greco-Roman world. Ancient Roman society has contributed to modern government, law, politics, engineering, art, literature, architecture, technology, warfare, religion, language and society. A civilization highly developed for its time, Rome professionalized and expanded its military and created a system of government called res publica.

Approx. image size 43 x 30, 4/49, 8 x 35, 2 cm.


Condition: medium.

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Books and writing tools. Ancient Rome. 1876.

Auction ended on Sat, Jan 24, 2015
Estimate €10 - €15
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