Template:Danubius Pannonico-Mysicus 1726

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Author
Luigi Ferdinando Marsigli  (1658–1730) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q470543 s:it:Autore:Luigi Ferdinando Marsili
Luigi Ferdinando Marsigli
Alternative names
English: Marsilius
Description Italian scientist, naturalist, soldier and botanist
Date of birth/death 10 July 1658 / 20 July 1658 1 November 1730
Location of birth/death Bologna Bologna
Work period 1680-1730
Work location Bologna, Habsburg Empire, Ottoman Empire
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Illustrator
Luigi Ferdinando Marsigli  (1658–1730) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q470543 s:it:Autore:Luigi Ferdinando Marsili
Luigi Ferdinando Marsigli
Alternative names
English: Marsilius
Description Italian scientist, naturalist, soldier and botanist
Date of birth/death 10 July 1658 / 20 July 1658 1 November 1730
Location of birth/death Bologna Bologna
Work period 1680-1730
Work location Bologna, Habsburg Empire, Ottoman Empire
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Jacobus Houbraken  (1698–1780) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q1375551
Jacobus Houbraken
Alternative names Jacobus Houbraken
Description Dutch printmaker, draughtsman, engraver and illustrator
Date of birth/death 25 December 1698 14 November 1780
Location of birth/death Dordrecht Amsterdam
Work period 1710-1780
Work location Amsterdam
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after drawings by Raimondo Manzini
Title Danubius Pannonico-Mysicus
Subtitle

Observationibus geographicis, astronomicis, hydrographicis, historicis, physicis perlustratus

Volume

1-6

Publisher

The Hague: Comitum, apud P. Gosse, R.C. Alberts, P. de Hondt; Amsterdam: Uytwerf & Changuion

Year of publication

Place of publication

The Hague and Amsterdam

Language

Latin

Description
English: 1726 work by the Italian naturalist and soldier Luigi Ferdinando Marsigli (1658 – 1730). It is a natural history encyclopedia of the lower Danube, published in 6 volumes in both The Hague and Amsterdam. The extensive work covers cartography (vol. 1), classical studies (vol. 2), mineralogy (vol. 3), fish fauna (vol. 4), birds (vol. 5) and other subjects (vol. 6).

Detailed information by volumes:

  • Volume 1: In tres partes digestus geographicam, astronomicam, hydrographicam contains geographical, astronomical and hydrographical data related to the Danube.
  • Volume 2: De antiquitatibus Romanorum ad ripas Danubii covers Ancient Roman remains by the Danube.
  • Volume 3: De mineralibus circa Danubium effossis reviews minerals in the Danube area.
  • Volume 4: De piscibus in aquis Danubii viventibus discusses the fish of the Danube.
  • Volume 5: De avibus circa aquas Danubii vagantibus, et ipsarum nidis catalogs the birds Marsigli encountered along the Danube. Includes 74 plates after drawings by the Italian artist Raimondo Manzini (1658-1730), including 59 birds and 15 nests with clutches, some of the earliest illustrations of its kind in the history of ornithology
  • Volume 6: De fontibus Danubii. Observationes anatomicae. De Aquis Danubii et Tibisci. Catalogus plantarum. Observationes habitae cum barometris et thermometris. De Insectis covers the springs of the Danube, anatomy, plants, insections and observations on pressure and temperature.
Source

Various, see individual images/pages

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