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HERODIAN
Herodiani excellentis rerum scriptoris, ac clarissimi historici Libri octo. Politiano interprete.
Vidua Martini Caesaris. 1538 Herodian Roman Histories Commodus Marcus Aurelias Julius Caesar Poliziano Herodian’s ‘History of Rome’ is a collection of eight books covering the period of the death of Marcus Aurelius to the beginning of Gordian III’s reign. Herodian’s account is first-person narrative of one of the most politically unsettled times of the Roman Empire. It was first published in 1502 and was edited by Henri Estienne using the Latin of Poliziano. Important names covered in Herodian’s ‘History’ include Commodus, Julianus, Severus, and Pertinax, as well as the history of Zosimus. This 1538 first Keyser (or Caesar) edition is quite rare. In fact, 16th-century editions of Herodian are markedly rare, especially those with Poliziano’s Latin. According to the USTC, there are no examples in any institutional holding in the entire Western Hemisphere or any recent auction records! Exceedingly rare! Item number: #11266 Price: $950 HERODIAN Herodiani excellentis rerum scriptoris, ac clarissimi historici Libri octo. Politiano interprete. Excudebat Antverpiae: Vidua Martini Caesaris, 1538. First edition. Details: Collation: Complete [16], 33-187, [3], 287, [1] Signatures: A-L8 References: USTC 403977; Pettegree NB 14692 Language: Latin & Greek Binding: Leather; tight & secure Includes leather ties Size: ~6.5in X 4.5in (16.5cm x 11cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 11266 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First … [Click Below for Full Description]
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