Book by Dr. Mariana Françozo resulting from her research into the collection of count Johan Maurits of Nassau-Siegen, governor of the Dutch colony in Northeastern Brazil between 1637 and 1644.
This richly illustrated edition, which is one of the (publically accessible) products of the VIDI project 'Cultural innovation in a globalising society: Egypt in the Roman world', illuminates the Roman world from a new perspective.
Leiden archaeology is booming. Our archaeologists take part in major international projects covering not only the Netherlands but large areas of the globe. Caspar Reuvens (1793-1835) was also keen on this division: he had one foot in the Netherlands and the other in the Mediterranean world.