Plutarch (c. 45–120 CE).
Plutarchi Chaeronei de his qui tarde
a numine corripiuntur libellus.
Edited by Wilibald Pirckheimer. Nuremberg: Friedrich Peypus, 1513.
As another favor to his friend Wilibald Pirckheimer, who edited this work by the ancient Greek historian Plutarch, Dürer designed this handsome title-page border. Surrounding Pirckheimer’s coat-of-arms in the lower margin, the trumpet-blowing putti, the antique architectural elements, and the flute-playing satyr Pan provide appropriately Classical decoration for the book.