Attacks and looting of the Moors during the Reconquista (1710)


Attacks and looting of the Moors during the Reconquista (1710)


Illustration of fighting and looting of the Moors during the Reconquista in the Iberian Peninsula. The engraving most probably refers to events of the 13th century.


Technique:

copper engraving

Artist:

Matthäus Merian the Elder (Matthäus Merian der Ältere, 1593-1650) (“Mitt Kupfferstücken gezieret durch Matthaeum Merianum”)

Date:

1710

Original Size:

c. 10×14 cm

Original title/description:

Source:

presumably originally published on p. 599 in: Johann Ludwig Gottfried (1584-1633): Joh. Ludov. Gottfridi Historische Chronica, Oder Beschreibung Der fürnehmsten Geschichten, so sich von Anfang der Welt, biß auf das Jahr Christi 1619. zugetragen. Nach Außtheilung der vier Monarchien, und beygefügter Jahr-Rechnung […] vermehret, und in acht Theil abgetheilet. […] [s.l.] 1710.

Link: Copper engravings by Matthäus Merian or based on his work).


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