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Isocrates (436- 338 B.C.); Wolf, Hieronymus, ed
ISOCRATIS ORATIONES OMNES, QUAE, QUIDEM AD NOSTRAM AETATEM PERVENERVNT, VNA ET VIGINTI NVMERO, VNA CVN NOVEM, EIUSDEM EPISTOLIS, E GRAECO IN LATINUM CONUERSAE
Ioanem Oporinus (Oporinum), Basel, 1548. Quarto. (xii), 251p, (xii, index). 251p, (xiii) colophon. Latin and Greek with historiated initials. Bound in later quarter vellum with paper-covered boards, spine lettered in black. Adams 221. "Despite startling vacillations in regard to particular matters, Isocrates adhered consistently enough to his dominant political theme--the policy of unifying his countrymen for the purpose of a war against their natural enemy, Persia." " In the history of education. he played a highly influential and significant part. Education was the dominant concept that provided the guidelines of Isoctrates' entire activity and thought; and in that respect Isocrates was a representative spokesman of his age." (Grant, Michael. Greek and Latin Authors 800 B.C. - A.D. 1000. pp 229-230)/. Title page with damping and a long repaired tear, spotting to upper margins on first five pages, remainder of text clean. Publisher's name inked out on title and colophon with consequent small hole at the colophon page. Covers VG, all quite sound [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: First Folio A.B.A.A. [Paris, TN, U.S.A.]

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