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The Resource Orus Apollo Niliacus de hieroglyphicis notis, à Bernardino Trebatio Vicentino latinitate donatus

Orus Apollo Niliacus de hieroglyphicis notis, à Bernardino Trebatio Vicentino latinitate donatus

Label
Orus Apollo Niliacus de hieroglyphicis notis
Title
Orus Apollo Niliacus de hieroglyphicis notis
Statement of responsibility
à Bernardino Trebatio Vicentino latinitate donatus
Title variation
De hieroglyphicis notis
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • lat
  • grc
  • lat
Summary
Although purportedly a guide to deciphering the picture script of the ancient Egyptian priests, Horapollo's work is really an interpretation of Egyptian hieroglyphs as visual forms of abstract ideas, or as emblems
Member of
Cataloging source
YUS
Citation location within source
  • 5239
  • H-849
Citation source
  • Sander
  • Adams
Index
index present
LC call number
BL603
LC item number
.H6716 1538
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Orus Apollo Niliacus de hieroglyphicis notis, à Bernardino Trebatio Vicentino latinitate donatus
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Printer from colophon, which reads: "Venetiis apud D. Iacob a Burgofranco, Papiensem, MDXXXVIII."
  • Signatures: A-D8
  • Woodcuts: architectural t.p. featuring figures of the goddesses Athena on the left, and Melissa, holding a globe filled with bees [?], on the right, with Burgofranco's initials in a cartouche supported by cherubs below; Burgofranco's device on verso of leaf [4] at end (his initials I.A.F.B. on a shield, surmounted by a sword bearing the additional initial "D", supported by two women: Faith, on the left, holding a chalice, and Hope, on the right, holding an anchor); small floriated initials
  • Printed in italic type
  • Includes index
  • Not in BM STC Italian, 1465-1600
Dimensions
16 cm (8vo)
Extent
28, [4] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in black calf by Stoakley of Cambridge, whose stamp appears in upper left corner of front pastdown; gold-stamped title "De hieroglyphicis 1538" on upper cover; edges stained purple. Bookplates of Lytton Strachey and Roger Senhouse on front pastedown. Purchase, Bruce McKittrick, 1992.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54255404
  • ucoclc54255404
Label
Orus Apollo Niliacus de hieroglyphicis notis, à Bernardino Trebatio Vicentino latinitate donatus
Publication
Note
  • Printer from colophon, which reads: "Venetiis apud D. Iacob a Burgofranco, Papiensem, MDXXXVIII."
  • Signatures: A-D8
  • Woodcuts: architectural t.p. featuring figures of the goddesses Athena on the left, and Melissa, holding a globe filled with bees [?], on the right, with Burgofranco's initials in a cartouche supported by cherubs below; Burgofranco's device on verso of leaf [4] at end (his initials I.A.F.B. on a shield, surmounted by a sword bearing the additional initial "D", supported by two women: Faith, on the left, holding a chalice, and Hope, on the right, holding an anchor); small floriated initials
  • Printed in italic type
  • Includes index
  • Not in BM STC Italian, 1465-1600
Dimensions
16 cm (8vo)
Extent
28, [4] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in black calf by Stoakley of Cambridge, whose stamp appears in upper left corner of front pastdown; gold-stamped title "De hieroglyphicis 1538" on upper cover; edges stained purple. Bookplates of Lytton Strachey and Roger Senhouse on front pastedown. Purchase, Bruce McKittrick, 1992.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54255404
  • ucoclc54255404

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