Herodian’s History of the Roman Empire after the Death of Marcus Aurelius

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Including Poliziano’s Latin translation of the original Greek text

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Title

Herodian’s History of the Roman Empire after the Death of Marcus Aurelius

Author(s)

Herodian

Editor(s)

PAREUS, Daniel

translators

Publisher

BROWNE, Samuel, HARPER, Thomas

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

1639

Binding

contemporary vellum

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Herodian: [Greek title, Herodianou tes meta Markon basileias historion biblia okto] Herodiani Historiae Sui Temporis […] Studio & opera Danielis Parei, Philip filii, Dav. nepotis. Londoni [London] Excudebat Thom. Harper, Impensis Samuelis Browne 1639

8vo. pp. [xx], 266, [viii], 30, 33-51, [i]. Parallel Greek and Latin text, occasional early underlining and marginalia in Greek, wormhole at foot of the title-page not affecting text, lower margin F8 torn without loss of text, contemporary plain vellum with yapp edges, without end-papers.

Herodian was a minor civil servant whose history of the Roman Empire between AD 180-238 covered events which took place within his own lifetime. Edited by Daniel Pareus (1605-35), this edition includes Angelo Poliziano’s Latin translation of the original Greek text. ESTC S103997.