'Method for the easy understanding of history', 'Method'
Date: 1566 (revised with changes and additions 1572)
Original Language: Latin
The Methodus belongs to the Renaissance genre of artes historicae, methodological treatises on historical reading and writing. It comprises a dedicatory letter, a preamble, and ten chapters of unequal length, the last of which is a bibliography of selected historical sources and writings avai…