1699 Ancient GREECE War Elephants Chariots Greek Mythology Achilles John Potter

POTTER, John

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John Potter was a 17th-century Canterbury archbishop who, in addition to his theological works, published numerous works of classical history. One such work was his ‘Archaeologiae Graece’ or ‘The Antiquities of Greece’ which, after it was first published in 1697, proved to highly popular throughout the English-speaking world.

 

This work focuses on the military and political powers of ancient Greece with a heavy emphasis on war and Alexander the Great. Note that this work contains highly desirable engravings depicting armor and helmets, chariots and Greek war elephants, shields and swords, triremes warships, as well as views of phalanx formations.

 

Potter also regularly references Homer and his approach to mythological heroes like Achilles and Agamemnon in the Trojan War.

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1699 Ancient GREECE War Elephants Chariots Greek Mythology Achilles John Potter

 

John Potter was a 17th-century Canterbury archbishop who, in addition to his theological works, published numerous works of classical history. One such work was his ‘Archaeologiae Graece’ or ‘The Antiquities of Greece’ which, after it was first published in 1697, proved to highly popular throughout the English-speaking world.

 

This work focuses on the military and political powers of ancient Greece with a heavy emphasis on war and Alexander the Great. Note that this work contains highly desirable engravings depicting armor and helmets, chariots and Greek war elephants, shields and swords, triremes warships, as well as views of phalanx formations.

 

Potter also regularly references Homer and his approach to mythological heroes like Achilles and Agamemnon in the Trojan War.

 

Item number: #17752

Price: $750

 

POTTER, John

 

Archæologiæ græcæ: or, The antiquities of Greece

 

Oxford : printed at the theatre, for Timothy Child, 1699.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages – volume 2 (of 2)
    • [8], 378 (i.e. 376), [36]
    • 22 engravings, 8 folding
  • References: Wing P 3031
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~7.5in X 4.75in (19.5cm x 12cm)

 

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17752

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Military & War

Authors

POTTER, John

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete