Carte du Pays Messin

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Article ID EUF1630


Carte du Pays Messin


Map shows the region around Metz


ca. 1680



Historical Description

The area around the Moselle, populated mainly by Celtic tribes, was conquered by Gaius Iulius Caesar in the Gallic War between 58 and 51 BC and later became part of the Roman province of Gallia Belgica. From a division of the Frankish Empire into three parts, the Lotharii Regnum, the "Empire of Lothar" or Lotharingia, named after its king, emerged in 843. s lay in the middle between the East and West Frankish Empires and originally stretched as an elongated territory from the Mediterranean to the North Sea. In 870, the area was again divided between the East and West Frankish Empires.

Place of Publication Paris
Dimensions (cm)10,80 x 15,50
ConditionVery good
Coloringoriginal colored
TechniqueCopper print


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