Discus Cronologicus Omnium S.R.I. Electorum

Christoph Weigel (*1654 - 1725)
Copper engraving of a historical scene. Timeline. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

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Timeline of rulers within the German Empire as a circular diagram. Each circle corresponds to an electorate. From 1200 to 1800, no printed entries after 1716. Continued by an old hand with ink until 1745. Old coloured copper engraving from Bequemer Schul- und Reisen-Atlas also titled Atlas scholasticus et itinerarius by Christoph Weigel. First published in Nuremberg in 1718. Weigel's well-known travel atlas, which he published in collaboration with Professor Johann David Köhler.


CartographerChristoph Weigel
TitleDiscus Cronologicus Omnium S.R.I. Electorum
Publisher, YearJohann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718
Plate Size43.2 x 35.8 cm (17.0 x 14.1 inches)
Sheet Size46.5 x 37.6 cm (18.3 x 14.8 inches)


Right with narrow margins, small tears in margins. Very good condition.


Christoph Weigel the Elder was an engraver and publisher active in Nuremberg in the early 1700s. During his lifetime he published 70 books and series of engravings, including the atlas Descriptio Orbis Antique in XLIV tabulis published in 1720. For his geographical works and maps, he worked closely together with the highly successful Nuremberg cartographer Johann Baptist Homann. His younger brother, Johann Christoph Weigel (1661-1726) also known as Christoph Weigel the Younger, worked as well as an engraver and publisher in Nuremberg. Weigel's company was continued by his wife when he died in 1725.

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Copper engraving of a historical scene. Timeline. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

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