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The Resource M. Tullii Ciceronis Quaestionum tusculanarum libri quinque

M. Tullii Ciceronis Quaestionum tusculanarum libri quinque

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M. Tullii Ciceronis Quaestionum tusculanarum libri quinque
Title
M. Tullii Ciceronis Quaestionum tusculanarum libri quinque
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Language
lat
Summary
Cicero's five books on how to live wisely and happily, written from his villa in Tusculum, outside Rome, in 45 B.C. Cicero refutes arguments that death and pain are evils, and argues that the wise man rejects fear, anxiety, and extremes of joy or lust, finding happiness in virtue
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NOC
Citation location within source
  • p. 222, no. 141
  • 109:504
Citation source
  • Serra-Zanetti, A. Arte della stampa in Bologna
  • NUC pre-1956
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
M. Tullii Ciceronis Quaestionum tusculanarum libri quinque
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Publication
Note
  • Printer's preface, addressed to scholar Giulio Arato, on verso of t.p
  • Place and date of printing from colophon: "Impressum Bononi[a]e sumptibus Hieronymi de Benedictis Bononiensis Anno a christiana salute DXX supra mille Mense Maio Leone x Pontifice regnante."
  • Printed in roman type; spaces left for capitals, with guide letters
  • Woodcuts: title within white-on-black architectural border, adorned with urns and geometrical figures; printer's name in two small medallions in lower portion of border
  • Signatures: a-o8
  • Not in Adams, BM STC Italian, or Sander
Dimensions
15 cm. (8vo)
Extent
[1], CXI leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: old full limp vellum; new endpapers. Purchase, Bennett Gilbert, 1986.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52714269
  • ucoclc52714269
Label
M. Tullii Ciceronis Quaestionum tusculanarum libri quinque
Publication
Note
  • Printer's preface, addressed to scholar Giulio Arato, on verso of t.p
  • Place and date of printing from colophon: "Impressum Bononi[a]e sumptibus Hieronymi de Benedictis Bononiensis Anno a christiana salute DXX supra mille Mense Maio Leone x Pontifice regnante."
  • Printed in roman type; spaces left for capitals, with guide letters
  • Woodcuts: title within white-on-black architectural border, adorned with urns and geometrical figures; printer's name in two small medallions in lower portion of border
  • Signatures: a-o8
  • Not in Adams, BM STC Italian, or Sander
Dimensions
15 cm. (8vo)
Extent
[1], CXI leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: old full limp vellum; new endpapers. Purchase, Bennett Gilbert, 1986.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52714269
  • ucoclc52714269

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