Lazius was an Austrian humanist, cartographer, historian and physician and became the official historian to Ferdinand I. His interest in cartography was exemplary: he constructed the two maps in this work, of northern and southern Greece, and engraved them himself.
Commen: Rerum Græcarum libri II. In quibus tam Helladis quam Peloponnesi, Quæ in lucem antea non venerunt, explicantur. Inclytis Prin: diuo Ferrdinando Rom: Imp: Max: & Maximiliano Boh: Regi Serenissimo consecrati. Autore Vulfgango Lazio Medico & Historico Cæsareo.