Marc Laurinus van Watervliet - Abraham Ortelius - 1583-2-10

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Marc Laurinus van Watervliet - Abraham Ortelius - 1583-2-10
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  455
InstitutionName of Institution. Brussels, Bibliothèque royale de Belgique
InventoryInventory number. MS IV 1283 acquired in 1999
AuthorAuthor of the document. Marc Laurinus van Watervliet
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Abraham Ortelius
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . February 10, 1583
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. Bruges 51° 12' 30.78" N, 3° 13' 36.37" E
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. Hubert Goltzius, Abraham Ortelius
LiteratureReference to literature. Hessels 1887, no. 122, p. 286-2871, Callataÿ 2017, p. 83, n° 39.2
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  egypt, map
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence Latin
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Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

10 Febr. 1583 (from Bruges): “Intellego ex Huberto nostro esse tibi in animo Aegypti quoque tabulam exhibere, quod tuum institutum non possum non vel exosculari, cui tabulae non minus cum gratiae tum ornamenti accedet ex iis quae tu tamquam emblemata quaedam ex antiquis Aegiptiorum aut aliorum numismatis opportunè et suo loco inserere decrevisti, uti Nili et ipsius Provinvciae Aegipti ex antiquis monumentis simulachra, cui addit possunt et alia his similia (quae et ipsa in nummis spectantur) Hippopotamus scilicet, Ibis avis, Cijnocephalus, Apis bos, Canopus, Sphinx, Crocodilus, Papirus atque alia quae huic regioni pecularia sunt. Macte igitur hoc animo Mi Orteli, et Laurinum si quid ille potest vel tuissimimum tibi persuadeas velim” (Bruxelles, Bibliothèque royale, MS IV 1283 acquired in 1999; Hessels 1887, no. 122, p. 286-287).

References

  1. ^  Hessels, J.H. (1887), Abrahami Ortelii (geographi Antverpiensis) et virorum eruditorum ad eundem et ad Jacobum Colium Ortelianum (Abraham Ortelii sororis filium) epistulae cum aliquot aliis epistulis et tractatibus quibusdam ab utroque collectis (1524-1628) ex autographis mandante ecclesia Londino-Batava, Cantabrigae. Reprint: Osnabrück, O. Zeller, 1969.
  2. ^  Callataÿ, Fr. de (2017), “Glory and misery of Belgian numismatics from the 16th to the 18th c. as seen through three milestones (Goltz 1563, Serrure 1847 and the Dekesels) and private correspondences”, in J. Moens (ed.), 175 years of Royal Numismatic Society of Belgium. Proceedings of the Colloquium ‘Belgian numismatics in perspective (Brussels, 21 May 2016’), Brussels, pp. 37-129.