1693 1ed Juvenal & Persius ENGLISH Satires Stoic Philosophy Rome DRYDEN Folio

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 1693 English printing of ‘The Satires’ of Juvenal and Persius. 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 1693 first edition was translated by John Dryden and contains the complete satires of Persius.

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1693 1ed Juvenal & Persius ENGLISH Satires Stoic Philosophy Rome DRYDEN Folio

 

“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 1693 English printing of ‘The Satires’ of Juvenal and Persius. 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 1693 first edition was translated by John Dryden and contains the complete satires of Persius.

 

Item number: #19564

Price: $950

 

JUVENALIS, (Decimus Junius)

 

The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis

 

London : Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1693. First Dryden edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • Juvenal – [2], xxxix [i.e. liii], [3], 315, [1]
    • Persius – [4], 87, [1]
  • References: Wing J 1288
  • Provenance: Handwritten – Stephani Hurman, 1698
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~13.25in X 9in (33.5cm x 23cm)

 

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19564

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Philosophy

Authors

JUVENALIS, (Decimus Junius)

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete