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The Works of Cassiodorus

SKU: 9272
£350.00

Title:
The Works of Cassiodorus

Date of publication:
1663

Binding:
later vellum

Editor(s):
Pierre de Brosses

Publisher(s):

  • Samuel Chouët
  • Author(s):

  • Cassiodorus (Flavius Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
  • Cassiodorus (Flavius Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator): Opera Omnia Quae Extant, ex fide manuscr. auctiora & locupletiora. Collatis etiam exemplaribus tam veteribus, quam recens editis. Genvae [Geneva]: sumptibus Samuelis Chouët, 1663.

    4to. pp. [xvi], 779, [xxxiii] some browning and spotting due to paper quality, 18th century Italian vellum, title inked to spine; early 18th century inscription at foot of title-page, partially scratched through and illegible, referring to the book’s purchase in Rome. One of a number of 17th century editions edited by Pierre de Brosses and issued by the Chouët publishing dynasty. Cassiodorus was a 6th century statesman and scholar, serving Theodoric the Great and his successors in Ostrogothic Italy. OCLC 43746825.