The Salamanca Armorial, Steve Tamborino

16TH CENTURY

SOLD OUT EDITION

Original currently in the Universidad de Salamanca (Salamanca, Spain)

16 th century manuscript by Steve Tamborino, drummer of John II of Aragon and Ferdinand the Catholic, It was owned by Christoval de Torres and Agustin de Torres, and became part of the resources of the Colegio Mayor in Cuenca.In the early 19th century it went to the King of Spain´s library. From the Palacio de Oriente in Madrid it reacched Salamanca in 1954 , The heraldic value of this manuscript is very high as it is dependent on the work of Garcia Alonso de Torres , blazonary official of Ferdinand the Catholic.

Facsimile edition accompanied by the study book Size of the book 22x27.5 cm. Provides the most exhaustive knowledge of Spanish heraldry of the late 15th and early 16th centuries

SUMARY OF THE WORK

  • Historical summary of the Carolingian conquest
  • Brief treatise on heraldry
  • Drawings of tabards, standards, crowns , fish, feathers and other heraldic figures
  • The tournament field
  • Coats of arms and biblical blazons, from classical antiquity, medieval times...etc
  • Christian Kings.

A GEM AMONGST KNOWN ARMORIALS

Mr Martin de Riquer (Barcelona 1914), author of the study book, is one of the most illustrious Spanish Romanic scholars. He was the first senior lcturer in History of Romanic Literature at Barcelona University. At present he is Honorary President of the Royal Academy of Letters of Barcelona and full member of the Royal Spanish Academy member of the Institut the France and doctor honoris causa of the Universities of La Sapienza (Rome) and Liege (Belgium) .Principe de Asturias award 1997.

CONTENTS OF STUDY BOOK

  • Heralds and armorials
  • STEVE TAMBORINO;
    • The Salamanca armorial
    • Fabulous heraldry and royal heraldry
    • Blazonry and heraldic language
  • Appendix
  • Bibliography
  • Transcription of the blazons
  • Alphabetical index of coats of arms.
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