1534 1st ed GREEK Herodian Roman Histories Commodus Marcus Aurelias Valder RARE

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Herodian’s ‘History of Rome’ is a collection of eight books covering the period of the death of Marcus Aurelius to the beginning of Gordian III’s reign. Herodian’s account is first-person narrative of one of the most politically unsettled times of the Roman Empire. Important names covered in Herodian’s ‘History’ include Commodus, Julianus, Severus, and Pertinax, as well as the history of Zosimus.

 

This 1534 Greek is incredibly rare and desirable. According to the USTC, there are only three examples in any institutional holding in the entire world! Exceedingly rare!

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1534 1st ed GREEK Herodian Roman Histories Commodus Marcus Aurelias Valder RARE

 

Herodian’s ‘History of Rome’ is a collection of eight books covering the period of the death of Marcus Aurelius to the beginning of Gordian III’s reign. Herodian’s account is first-person narrative of one of the most politically unsettled times of the Roman Empire. Important names covered in Herodian’s ‘History’ include Commodus, Julianus, Severus, and Pertinax, as well as the history of Zosimus.

 

This 1534 Greek is incredibly rare and desirable. According to the USTC, there are only three examples in any institutional holding in the entire world! Exceedingly rare!

 

Item number: #16600

Price: $950

 

HERODIAN

 

Hērōdianou Historiōn biblia ē ́B. = Herodiani à Commodo Marci filio ad Maximum usq & Albinum Imperatores, historiarum lib. VIII.

 

Basileae : Apvd Ioannem Valderum, [1534]. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [2], 441, [1]
  • References: USTC 662230
    • Dating comes from USTC first edition with 441 pages
  • Provenance: Handwritten – G. Stevens, 1924
  • Language: Greek / Latin title
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~4.25in X 2.75in (11cm x 7cm)

 

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16600

Category

Classical Greco-Roman

Authors

HERODIAN

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

Greek

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete