Cartographica Neerlandica Background for Ortelius Map No. 107


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Title: SALISBVRGENSIS IVRISDICTIO:|"nis, locorumque vicinorum vera descriptio Auctore | Marco Secznagel Salisburgensis". [A true depiction of the Salzburg area and surrounding places by Marcus Secznagel of Salzburg]. (Upper left:) "Cum priuilegio". [With privilege] (inset:) VRBIS SALISBVRGENSIS GENVINA DESCRIPTIO. [A genuine image of the city of Salzburg]. [Upper left 8 line poem:) "Qui patriĉ adfert ingenio suĉ | Illustre nomen, Laudibus excolens | Dignus favore est, prĉmioque | Quem sequens veneretur ĉtas | Cum Marcus ergo fecerit hoc opus | Grato tuum, te quĉso, foue sinu | Salczburga ciuem, gestiensque | Posteritatis honore cinge" [Whoever with his talents contributes to the splendid name of his native country, providing excellence through glory, deserves admiration from the next generation. Because Marcus [Secznagel] has achieved this welcome contribution, I pray to you, Salzburg, to cherish him to your bosom, and load him with honours on behalf of posterity].

Plate size: 337 x 437 mm
Scale: 1 : 430,000
Identification number: Ort 107 (Koeman/Meurer: 28, Karrow: 1/38, vdKrogtAN: 2720:31A).

Occurrence in Theatrum editions and page number:

1570L(AC)28 (225 copies printed) (second line title DIOECESIS followed by a four-cornered diamond-shaped dot. OE in this word are close together; last line, |centred like three lines above it: Ptolemaeo, Pœdicum esse.),
1570L(B)28 (100 copies printed) (second line title DIOECESIS followed by a round-shaped dot. OE in this word are not close together; last line, centred like three lines above it: Ptolemĉo,Pœdicum esse.),
1571L28 (275 copies printed) (second line title DIOECESIS followed by a fairly small round dot. OE in this word are of regular distance, not differing from the distances between other letters of this word; last line, centred like three lines above it: Ptolemĉo, Pœdicum esse.),
1571/1573D28 (350 copies printed) (last line, centred like four lines above it: Aertsbisdom gemaeckt.),
1572/1573G28 (225 copies printed) (last line, centred like 2 lines above it: ist nachmals zu ainem Ertzbischoffthumb gemacht.),
1572/1574F28 (225 copies printed) (last line, centred like 4 lines above it: en Archeuesché.),
1572G28Koler (pasted over p.28 of a 1570L edition; few copies printed)(last line, left aligned, mainly in Gothic script: schoff und Ertzbischoff desselben nach einander erzelet. Besihe dauon auch Auentinum, welcher meynet das dise Statt bey dem Ptolemĉo Pœdicum sey.),
1573L(A)35 (40 copies printed) (6th line from the top ends: haberent. Last line, centred like 4 lines above it: morum lapidicinĉ.),
1573L(B)35 (40 copies printed) (6th line from the top ends: Et. Last line, centred like 4 lines above it: morum lapidicinĉ.),
1574L35 (175 copies printed) (large page number, 11 mm; last line, centred like 5 lines above it: rum lapidicinĉ. ; 5th line from the top ends: extrui),
1575L35 (100 copies printed) (small page number, 7 mm; last line,
centred like 4 lines above it: morum lapidicinĉ. ; 5th line from the top ends: vt ),
1579L(A)51 (250 copies printed) (last line, centred like 3 lines above it: marmorum lapidicinĉ. ; page number positioned below ti of argenti, which ends 4th line from the bottom.),
1579L(B)51 (250 copies printed) (last line, centred like 3 lines above it: marmorum lapidicinĉ. ; page number positioned below , of sulfur, which ends 3rd line from the bottom.),
1580/1589G51 (350 copies printed) (last line, centred like 5 lines above it, in Gothic script: daselbst.),
1581F51 (400 copies printed) (last line, left aligned: Cest' Euesché a esté reduit depuis ce temps là en Archeuesché.),
1584L57 (750 copies printed) (last line, centred like three lines above it: marmorum lapicidinĉ.),
1587F57 (250 copies printed) (last line, left aligned: Cest' Euesché a esté reduit depuis ce temps là en Archeuesché.),
1588S57 (300 copies printed) (last line, left aligned: dra açufre , alumbre , y alcohol. Ay tambien canteras de marmol.),
most 1592L61 (425 copies printed) (last line, leftish centred, italic: "Christi, quam retinet, Saltzburgum ferè vocata".),
some 1595L64 (100 copies printed) (last line, leftish centred, italic: "Christi,quam retinet , Saltzburgum serò vocata".).

Approximate number of copies printed: 4825.

States: 107.1 only.

Cartographic sources: Marcus Secznagel abt. 1520-1580 (Karrow 68/1, p. 475-477, Meurer p. 235). Ortelius mentions in his text that the city view is based on Münster.

References: Friederike Zaisberger: "Das Landt vnd Ertzstifft Saltzburg", Gesellschaft für Salzburger Landeskunde, Salzburg 1988, pp. 15-16. Especially: Wilhelm Schaup: "Salzburg auf alten Landkarten", Schriftenreihe des Archivs der Stadt Salzburg Nr. 13, Salzburg Studien. Forschungen zu Geschichte, Kunst und Kultur Bd. 3, ISBN 3-901014-69-1, published in 2000, pages 31-43.

Remarks: This map plate was succeeded by plate Ort 108, which has no city view as inset. In the 1592L and 1595L editions either the early plate with inset (Ort 107) or the later one (Ort 108) without the inset may be found.

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