Bilder und Landkarten
Valerius Crassus
Normierte Form: Crassus, Valerius [Grosso, Valerio][Valerius Crassus][Valerio Grosso]
Carta delle tre valli di Piemonte

Normierte Form:

The History of the Evangelical Churches of the Valleys of Piemont. Containing a most exact Geographical Description of the Place, and a faithfull Account of the Doctrine, Life, and Persecutions of the Ancient Inhabitants. Together, with a most naked and punctual Relation of the late bloudy Massacre, 1655. And a Narrative of all the following Transactions, to the Year of Our Lord, 1658. All which are justified, partly by divers Ancient Manuscripts written many hundred Years before Calvin or Luther, and partly by other most Authentick Attestations: The true Originals of the greatest part whereof are to be seen in their proper Languages by all the curious, in the Publick Library of the famous University of Cambridge. Collected and compiled with much pains und industry by Samuel Morland, Esq.; During his abode in Geneva, in quality of His Highness Commissioner Extraordinary for the Affairs of the said Valleys and particularly for the Distribution of the Collected Moneys, among the remnant of those poor distressed People.

Normierte Form: London [Londres]

Henry Hills

Normierte Form: Hills, Henry

mm. 335 x 475
Biblioteca della Società di studi valdesi, Fondo Meille, Torre Pellice
Waldensertäler - Geographische Karten - 1640 (1668)


In basso a destra, entro un riquadro: “Valerius Crassus Fecit An[n]o D[omi]ni 1640, Mense Mart…”. Il primo esemplare noto rimane però quello pubblicato nell’opera di S. Morland del 1658.

In alto al centro entro cartiglio: “A new & most accurate Mapp of that part of Piemont which was anciently inhabited by the Waldenses”.

In alto a sinistra, piccolo tondo contenente la collocazione geografica del Piemonte rispetto a Milano, Genova e Nizza.


Contenuta in: S. Morland, The History of the Evangelical Churches. Riprodotta nelle due ristampe anastatiche: Forth Smith, Arkansas (Franklin Printing Company) 1955; e Gallatin (Tennessee), Church History Research & Archives, 1982.

Bibliografia: L. e G. Aliprandi, Le grandi Alpi ( 2005), n. 224; F. Barrera, Il Piemonte nella cartografia del Cinquecento e Seicento, n. 102; L’immagine delle valli valdesi, n. 15; M. Fratini, La “carta delle tre valli di Piemonte di Valerio Grosso”;