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The Resource Ek tōn Ktēsiou, Agatharchidou, Memnonos historicōn eklogai. Appianou Ibērikē kai Annibaikē : Ex Ctesia, Agatharchide, Memnone excerptae historiae. Appiani Iberica item, de gestis Annibalis, omnia nunc primùm edita ; cum Henrici Stephani castigationibus

Ek tōn Ktēsiou, Agatharchidou, Memnonos historicōn eklogai. Appianou Ibērikē kai Annibaikē : Ex Ctesia, Agatharchide, Memnone excerptae historiae. Appiani Iberica item, de gestis Annibalis, omnia nunc primùm edita ; cum Henrici Stephani castigationibus

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Ek tōn Ktēsiou, Agatharchidou, Memnonos historicōn eklogai. Appianou Ibērikē kai Annibaikē : Ex Ctesia, Agatharchide, Memnone excerptae historiae. Appiani Iberica item, de gestis Annibalis
Title
Ek tōn Ktēsiou, Agatharchidou, Memnonos historicōn eklogai. Appianou Ibērikē kai Annibaikē
Title remainder
Ex Ctesia, Agatharchide, Memnone excerptae historiae. Appiani Iberica item, de gestis Annibalis
Statement of responsibility
omnia nunc primùm edita ; cum Henrici Stephani castigationibus
Title variation
Ex Ctesia Agatharchide Memnone excerptae historiae
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Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • gre
  • lat
  • gre
  • gre
Summary
First ed. of a compilation of excerpts from the works of Greek historians and geographers, including Ctesias of Cnidos on Persia, India (the first separate work on that part of the world), and geography; Agatharchides, on Ethiopians, Arabians, elephant hunts, the Nile, goldmining in Egypt, the Red Sea; and Memnon, chronicler of the history of the city of Rome. Also included are two works by Appianus, and Estienne's dedicatory epistle addressed to the Italian humanist Carlo Sigonio; cf. Schreiber
Related
Cataloging source
MNU
Citation location within source
  • v. 1, p. 117, no. 6
  • no. 146
  • 1:482
  • C-3020
Citation source
  • Renouard, A.A. Annales de l'imprimerie des Estiennes (2. ed.)
  • Schreiber, F. The Estiennes
  • Hoffmann, S.F.W. Bibliographisches Lexicon der Griechen
  • Adams
Index
no index present
Language note
Text in Greek, with introductory material and notes in Latin
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Ek tōn Ktēsiou, Agatharchidou, Memnonos historicōn eklogai. Appianou Ibērikē kai Annibaikē : Ex Ctesia, Agatharchide, Memnone excerptae historiae. Appiani Iberica item, de gestis Annibalis, omnia nunc primùm edita ; cum Henrici Stephani castigationibus
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The excerpts from Ctesias include Photius' selections from the Persica and the Indica; the selections of Agatharchides are from his Peri tēs Erythras Thalassēs
  • Includes Henri Estienne's lengthy dedicatory epistle to the eminent Italian humanist Carlo Sigonio, his essay on Ctesias, and 30 pages of critical notes
  • Place of printing from Adams; also cf. Clair, A history of European printing, p. 162
  • Printed in Greek, roman, and italic type; text in Greek type; spaces left for capitals, with guide letters
  • Woodcuts: Estienne's olive tree device on t.p. (a man, possibly St. Paul, standing by the tree, garlanded with a ribbon containing an excerpt from Romans 11:20, "Noli altum sapere", emphasizing the importance of faith)
  • Signatures: [par.]8 a-p8 q6
  • Errata: p. 248
Dimensions
16 cm (8vo)
Extent
[16], 248 p.
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy bound with: Appiani Alexandrini Hispanica & Annibalica / latinè nunc primùm edita, ex Francisci Beraldi linguae graecae professoris doctissimi interpretatione. Anno MDLX. Excudebat Henricus Stephanus, illustris viri Huldrici Fuggeri typographus.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: worn 19th-century brown calf; gold-stamped spine title "Ctesias. Appian. 1557"; gold-stamped crest of the Royal College of Physicians in top spine panel; edges stained red. Red ownership stamp of the College on t.p.; their large bookplate, designed and engraved by Alfred J. Downey, and dated London 1924, on front pastedown. Purchased from E.K. Schreiber on Getty Fund, 2007.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36770491
  • ucoclc36770491
Label
Ek tōn Ktēsiou, Agatharchidou, Memnonos historicōn eklogai. Appianou Ibērikē kai Annibaikē : Ex Ctesia, Agatharchide, Memnone excerptae historiae. Appiani Iberica item, de gestis Annibalis, omnia nunc primùm edita ; cum Henrici Stephani castigationibus
Publication
Note
  • The excerpts from Ctesias include Photius' selections from the Persica and the Indica; the selections of Agatharchides are from his Peri tēs Erythras Thalassēs
  • Includes Henri Estienne's lengthy dedicatory epistle to the eminent Italian humanist Carlo Sigonio, his essay on Ctesias, and 30 pages of critical notes
  • Place of printing from Adams; also cf. Clair, A history of European printing, p. 162
  • Printed in Greek, roman, and italic type; text in Greek type; spaces left for capitals, with guide letters
  • Woodcuts: Estienne's olive tree device on t.p. (a man, possibly St. Paul, standing by the tree, garlanded with a ribbon containing an excerpt from Romans 11:20, "Noli altum sapere", emphasizing the importance of faith)
  • Signatures: [par.]8 a-p8 q6
  • Errata: p. 248
Dimensions
16 cm (8vo)
Extent
[16], 248 p.
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy bound with: Appiani Alexandrini Hispanica & Annibalica / latinè nunc primùm edita, ex Francisci Beraldi linguae graecae professoris doctissimi interpretatione. Anno MDLX. Excudebat Henricus Stephanus, illustris viri Huldrici Fuggeri typographus.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: worn 19th-century brown calf; gold-stamped spine title "Ctesias. Appian. 1557"; gold-stamped crest of the Royal College of Physicians in top spine panel; edges stained red. Red ownership stamp of the College on t.p.; their large bookplate, designed and engraved by Alfred J. Downey, and dated London 1924, on front pastedown. Purchased from E.K. Schreiber on Getty Fund, 2007.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36770491
  • ucoclc36770491

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