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Longus’ Daphnis & Chloe

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Longus’ Daphnis & Chloe

Date of publication:

  • 1660
  • Binding:

  • contemporary calf
  • Author:

  • Longus
  • Longus: [Greek title: Longou Poimenikon, ton kata Daphnin kai Chloen, biblia tettara] Daphnide et Chloe, Libri Quatuor. Petrus Moll Snecanus J. V. D. & Gr. ling. profess. ord. in Acad. Franek. Frisior. recensuit, in Latinum sermonem vertit, notis & animadversionibus illustravit. Franekerae [Franeker], Joannis Arcerii, 1660

    This is a scholarly edition of Longus' influential pastoral prose romance. Read more

    Condition & Materials 

    4to. pp. [xx], 148, [ii], 121, [xxi]. Greek text with parallel Latin translation, with notes and commentray in the second part. Old repair to lower margin and corner of final leaf, affecting a couple of letters of text. Contemporary marbled sheep, gilt spine, some wear to extremities and upper joint, Dutch marbled pastedowns. Edited by Petrus Moll (1596-1669) of Sneek or Snits. Read less