Ruths introduction places de Góis in the intellectual and historical context of the age, summarizes previous scholarship on the author and his work, and provides useful notes.
This edition also includes reproductions of the full 1598 map of Lisbon published by Braun & Hogenberg and a complete English transcription of their numbered key: an indispensable tool for the topography of the Renaissance city.
The electronic version allows the reader to magnify these images for closely detailed views of the Renaissance city and its monuments and buildings.
Introduction, notes, bibliography, index, illustrations, maps.
Paperback, 2nd printing, 122 pages
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