1688 Claudian Roman Poetry Mythology Panegyrics Gothic & Gildonic WARS Heinsius

CLAUDIAN, Claudius

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“He how always desires is always poor.”

– Claudian

 

Claudian was a 4th-century B.C. poet who wrote poetry and speeches specifically for Roman Emperor Honorius on mythology and early Roman wars. Early 16th-century printings of Claudian are exceedingly rare, particularly examples in a pristine of shape as this. This Latin edition was published in 1688 and includes notes and amendments by Dutch scholar Nicholas Heinsius on the works of Claudian including

  • ‘In Rufinum’ (a letter against Byzantine consul Rufinus)
  • ‘De Bello Gildonico’ (essay on the Gildonic Revolt)
  • ‘Epithalamium de Nuptiis Honorii’ (on the marriage of Honorius and Maria)
  • ‘Panegyrics’
  • ‘In Eutropium’ (a letter against consul Eutropius)
  • ‘De Bello Gothico’ (essay on the Gothic War of 402BC)’
  • Various epigrams
  • ‘De raptu Prosperpinae’ (an epic in 3 books which was never completed)

This edition features a full-page illustrated title page.

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1688 Claudian Roman Poetry Mythology Panegyrics Gothic & Gildonic WARS Heinsius

 

“He how always desires is always poor.”

– Claudian

 

Claudian was a 4th-century B.C. poet who wrote poetry and speeches specifically for Roman Emperor Honorius on mythology and early Roman wars. Early 16th-century printings of Claudian are exceedingly rare, particularly examples in a pristine of shape as this. This Latin edition was published in 1688 and includes notes and amendments by Dutch scholar Nicholas Heinsius on the works of Claudian including

  • ‘In Rufinum’ (a letter against Byzantine consul Rufinus)
  • ‘De Bello Gildonico’ (essay on the Gildonic Revolt)
  • ‘Epithalamium de Nuptiis Honorii’ (on the marriage of Honorius and Maria)
  • ‘Panegyrics’
  • ‘In Eutropium’ (a letter against consul Eutropius)
  • ‘De Bello Gothico’ (essay on the Gothic War of 402BC)’
  • Various epigrams
  • ‘De raptu Prosperpinae’ (an epic in 3 books which was never completed)

This edition features a full-page illustrated title page.

 

Item number: #3262

Price: $399

 

CLAUDIAN, Claudius

 

Cl. Claudiani quae exstant: ex emendatione Nicolai Heinsii.

 

Amstelodami : sumptibus Societas, 1688.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all 260 pages
    • Registered signatures: A-N, o-y
    • Title page loose but present
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
  • Size: ~4.75in X 2.5in (12cm x 6.5cm)

 

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3262

Category

Classical Greco-Roman

Authors

CLAUDIAN, Claudius

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete