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The Resource Auli Gellii luculentissimi scriptoris noctes Atticae : nunc denuo ab infinitis, quibus scatebant mendis, summa ac diligenti cura repurgatae atque pristinae integritati restitutae

Auli Gellii luculentissimi scriptoris noctes Atticae : nunc denuo ab infinitis, quibus scatebant mendis, summa ac diligenti cura repurgatae atque pristinae integritati restitutae

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Auli Gellii luculentissimi scriptoris noctes Atticae : nunc denuo ab infinitis, quibus scatebant mendis, summa ac diligenti cura repurgatae atque pristinae integritati restitutae
Title
Auli Gellii luculentissimi scriptoris noctes Atticae
Title remainder
nunc denuo ab infinitis, quibus scatebant mendis, summa ac diligenti cura repurgatae atque pristinae integritati restitutae
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Avli Gellii lvcvlentissimi scriptoris noctes atticae
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lat
Summary
Aulus Gellius' collection of essays on literature, philology, grammar, history, philosophy and natural science, composed, as memorialized in the title, during the winter nights at his home in attica.
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ZCU
Citation location within source
CNCE 20613
Citation source
EDIT 16 (online)
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
Assembled for the entertainment and instruction of his own children, they are particularly valuable for preserving numerous fragments from otherwise lost classical writers. This edition is based on Giovanni Battista Egnatio's Aldine edition of 1515, especially notable for the extensive indexes
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Auli Gellii luculentissimi scriptoris noctes Atticae : nunc denuo ab infinitis, quibus scatebant mendis, summa ac diligenti cura repurgatae atque pristinae integritati restitutae
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  • Colophon: "Venetiis : Apud Ioan. Gryphium, MDLXXIII."
  • Signatures: a8 [superscript chi]B-[superscript chi]C8 A-2O8
  • Woodcuts: Griffio's griffin device on title-page, with motto: "Virtute duce, comite fortuna"; another Griffio device, featuring a griffin looking left, one paw raised; numerous 9-line foliated and historiated initials
  • Text printed in italic type; printed marginal notes in small roman type
  • Includes index
  • Not in BM STC Italian, 1465-1600, or Adams
Dimensions
16 cm (8vo)
Extent
[48], 591, [1] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in 17th-century vellum boards; faded gold-stamped spine title. Ownership inscriptionson front flyleaf: one in an 19th-century hand: "Donatomi dal Padre Rossani romano. Ligni, sc. 68," the other dated Sept. 1968: "L. Batley, the gift of Mary A Herford Braunholtz;" purchase note dated Feb 1, 1894 in Naples, and presentation note, dated Nov. 16, 1904, "William H. Herford to Prof. C.H. Herford" on front pastedown. Purchase, Patrick King, 1994.
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  • (OCoLC)126840394
  • ucoclc126840394
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Auli Gellii luculentissimi scriptoris noctes Atticae : nunc denuo ab infinitis, quibus scatebant mendis, summa ac diligenti cura repurgatae atque pristinae integritati restitutae
Publication
Note
  • Colophon: "Venetiis : Apud Ioan. Gryphium, MDLXXIII."
  • Signatures: a8 [superscript chi]B-[superscript chi]C8 A-2O8
  • Woodcuts: Griffio's griffin device on title-page, with motto: "Virtute duce, comite fortuna"; another Griffio device, featuring a griffin looking left, one paw raised; numerous 9-line foliated and historiated initials
  • Text printed in italic type; printed marginal notes in small roman type
  • Includes index
  • Not in BM STC Italian, 1465-1600, or Adams
Dimensions
16 cm (8vo)
Extent
[48], 591, [1] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in 17th-century vellum boards; faded gold-stamped spine title. Ownership inscriptionson front flyleaf: one in an 19th-century hand: "Donatomi dal Padre Rossani romano. Ligni, sc. 68," the other dated Sept. 1968: "L. Batley, the gift of Mary A Herford Braunholtz;" purchase note dated Feb 1, 1894 in Naples, and presentation note, dated Nov. 16, 1904, "William H. Herford to Prof. C.H. Herford" on front pastedown. Purchase, Patrick King, 1994.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)126840394
  • ucoclc126840394

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