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

SKU: 4493
£350.00

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

Date of publication:
1639

Binding:
contemporary vellum

Editor(s):
Daniel Pareus

Publisher(s):

  • Samuel Browne
  • Thomas Harper
  • Author(s):

  • Herodian
  • Translator(s):
    Angelo Poliziano

    Including Poliziano’s Latin translation of the original Greek text

    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.