1647 1st English ed Juvenal SATIRES Stoic Philosophy Stapylton Mythology ROME

JUVENALIS, (Decimus Junius)

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“Many commit the same crime with a very different result. One bears a cross for his crime; another a crown.”

― Juvenal, The Satires

 

A rare 1647 English printing of ‘The Satires’ of Juvenal and. This collection of satirical poetry was written in the late 1st and 2nd  centuries and discuss society, social norms, irony, each of these providing insight to the morals and values of Roman life at the time. Juvenal outlines many of the concerns he has with Roman citizens including unfaithfulness and greed; issues he recognized as downfalls to society. Many of the satires include references to Greek and Roman mythology.

 

This 1647 was the first complete English edition of the works of Juvenal – the sixteen satires. In 1644, at the height of the English Civil War, Robert Stapylton published the first six, but finished the collection in 1647.

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1647 1st English ed Juvenal SATIRES Stoic Philosophy Stapylton Mythology ROME

 

“Many commit the same crime with a very different result. One bears a cross for his crime; another a crown.”

― Juvenal, The Satires

 

A rare 1647 English printing of ‘The Satires’ of Juvenal and. This collection of satirical poetry was written in the late 1st and 2nd  centuries and discuss society, social norms, irony, each of these providing insight to the morals and values of Roman life at the time. Juvenal outlines many of the concerns he has with Roman citizens including unfaithfulness and greed; issues he recognized as downfalls to society. Many of the satires include references to Greek and Roman mythology.

 

This 1647 was the first complete English edition of the works of Juvenal – the sixteen satires. In 1644, at the height of the English Civil War, Robert Stapylton published the first six, but finished the collection in 1647.

 

Item number: #10036

Price: $950

 

JUVENALIS, (Decimus Junius)

 

Juvenal’s sixteen satyrs, or, A survey of the manners and actions of mankind: with arguments, marginall notes, and annotations clearing the obscure places out of the history, lawes, and ceremonies of the Romans

 

London: Printed for Humphrey Moseley, and are to be sold at his shop, 1647. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [18], 287, [3]
  • References: Wing J 1291; ESTC R 12392; Lowndes 1249
  • Provenance: Handwritten – Reet, 1754
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~6.75in X 4.25in (17cm x 11cm)

 

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10036

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Philosophy

Authors

JUVENALIS, (Decimus Junius)

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete