1568 1ed Eunapius Lives Philosophers Sophists Dexippus GREEK Philosophy Plantin

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Eunapius was a 4th-century Greek historian known primarily for his book “Vitae Sophistarum”, or “Lives of Philosophers and Sophists”. This work was based on a similar work by Dexippus covering the lives of philosophers of antiquity including Iamblichus, Porphyry, Zeno of Cyprus, and Sosipatra.

 

This 1568 Greek edition was published by the famed Plantin Press in Antwerp. An incredibly rare and important work of ancient philosophy.

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1568 1ed Eunapius Lives Philosophers Sophists Dexippus GREEK Philosophy Plantin

 

Eunapius was a 4th-century Greek historian known primarily for his book “Vitae Sophistarum”, or “Lives of Philosophers and Sophists”. This work was based on a similar work by Dexippus covering the lives of philosophers of antiquity including Iamblichus, Porphyry, Zeno of Cyprus, and Sosipatra.

 

This 1568 Greek edition was published by the famed Plantin Press in Antwerp. An incredibly rare and important work of ancient philosophy.

 

Item number: #19791

Price: $1250

 

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Εὐναπίου Βίοι φιλοσοφῶν καὶ σοφιστῶν : e bibliotheca Joan. Sambuci Pannonii Tirnaviensis [Eunapius De vitis philosophorum et sophistarum]

 

Antverpiae, Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1568. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 213, [3]
    • Signatures: A-N8 , [X]4
  • References: USTC 405651
  • Provenance:
    • Bookplate – Lloyd Kenyon
      • Possibly the Hon. Lloyd Kenyon (1835-1865), son of Lloyd Kenyon, 3rd Baron Kenyon (1805–1869), British peer and Member of Parliament; and father of Lloyd Tyrell-Kenyon, 4th Baron Kenyon, KCVO, TD (1864–1927), British peer and Conservative politician.
    • Armorial Bookplate – Christ’s College Cambridge
      • Christ’s College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. The college was founded by William Byngham in 1437 as God’s House. In 1505, the college was granted a new royal charter, was given a substantial endowment by Lady Margaret Beaufort (the mother of King Henry VII of England) and changed its name to Christ’s College. The college is renowned for educating some of Cambridge’s most famous alumni, including Charles Darwin and John Milton.
    • Language: Greek / Latin
    • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
    • Size: ~6.5in X 4.5in (16.5cm x 11.5cm)
    • Very rare and desirable

 

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19791

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Philosophy

Authors

EUNAPIUS

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

Greek

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete