Rei militaris instituta, also called Epitoma rei militaris, written sometime between and , advocated a revival of the old system but had almost no influence. Epitoma rei militaris. Vegetius Edited by M. D. Reeve. Oxford Classical Texts. The first modern critical edition; Based on a comprehensive. The Epitoma Rei Militaris or Epitome of Military Science by Publius. Flavius Vegetius Renatus was in the Middle Ages one of the most popular.

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This collection has been processed according to minimal processing procedures and may be revised, expanded, or updated in the future. Clements Library, The University of Michigan. The Epitoma rei militaris influenced European military tactics during the Middle Ages.

Epitoma rei militaris

This Flavius Vegtius Renatus, Epitoma rei militaris manuscript was produced circa 12th century on vellum. It is 63 leaves plus 2 blankwith small characters; the titles of books and chapters are in red, epioma some capitals are drawn in red or green. This copy was executed in Europe likely Northern France or England. The first leaf contains the name “Sir Simeon Stuart Bart.


A fragment of a contemporary manuscript 1 leaf at the beginning and 1 at the end was supplied for protection. The binding is 19th century brown morocco, blind tooled, with gilt edges, by W.

The treatise is divided into four books, concerning army reform, the duties of soldiers and officers, military maxims, fortifications and sieges, and naval matters.

The De Re Militari of Vegetius: Cambridge University Press, Encylcopaedia Britannica Online Academic Edition.

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Flavius Vegetius Renatus, Epitoma rei militaris manuscript, ca. Flavius Vegetius Renatus, Epitoma rei militaris manuscript Creator: This Flavius Vegtius Renatus Epitoma rei militaris manuscript was produced circa twelfth century on vellum. The material is in English Repository: Clements Library, University of Michigan S. Donated by Mary Parker Gei, The collection is open for research. Copyright status is unknown Processing Information: Collection Scope and Content Note Epitoma rei militaris.

Epitoma rei militaris – Vegetius – Oxford University Press

Military art and science. Military art and science–Early works to Military art and science–History–Medieval, Military art and science–Quotations, maxims, etc. Naval art and science–Early works to