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Petrus de Crescentiis

Petrus de Crescentiis The Italian jurist Petrus de Crescentiis or Pier (o) de Crescenzi (1230 / 1233-1320 / 1321) studied medicine and law at the University of Bologna and taught there as a professor. He also worked in northern Italy for several cities as a lawyer. In 1299 he retired to his estate to study literary agriculture and botany. In 1303 his book "Liber Commodorum Ruralium" (Book on Agriculture) was published; The picture below shows a woodcut, which was issued as a stamp. The fourth book "From Vineyards and Vines" is dedicated to the wine and contains many illustrations such as a calendar of seasons (picture bottom, Museum Condé, Chantilly in the Oise). It was translated into many languages ​​at the end of the 15th century, for example on the orders of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558) into French.

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