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Tōn Diōnos Rōmaikōn historiōn eikositria biblia : Dionis Romanarum historiarum libri XXIII, à XXXVI ad LVIII vsque

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Tōn Diōnos Rōmaikōn historiōn eikositria biblia : Dionis Romanarum historiarum libri XXIII, à XXXVI ad LVIII vsque
Title
Tōn Diōnos Rōmaikōn historiōn eikositria biblia
Title remainder
Dionis Romanarum historiarum libri XXIII, à XXXVI ad LVIII vsque
Title variation
Dionis Romanarum historiarum libri XXIII, a XXXVI ad LVIII usque
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Contributor
Former owner
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Subject
Language
  • grc
  • lat
  • gre
Summary
Editio princeps of the extant books of the Roman history written in Greek by Cassius Dio, covering the period from the foundation of Rome to A.D. 229.
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • p. 73, no. 19
  • no. 96
  • no. 169
  • D-503
Citation source
  • Renouard, A. A. Estienne (2nd ed.)
  • Schreiber, F. The Estiennes
  • Mortimer, R. Italian 16th cent.
  • Adams
Index
no index present
Language note
In Greek and Latin
LC call number
PA3947
LC item number
.A2 1548
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
The surviving books deal with the period 68 B.C.-A.D. 54, and contain the only ancient account of the invasion of Britain by Claudius
Label
Tōn Diōnos Rōmaikōn historiōn eikositria biblia : Dionis Romanarum historiarum libri XXIII, à XXXVI ad LVIII vsque
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title proper romanized from Greek
  • Colophon: "Excudebat Robertus Stephanus typographus regius, Lutetiae Parisiorum, Anno MDXLVIII, prid. cal. Febr."
  • Edited by Robert Estienne
  • Signatures: *4 a-2s6 2t4
  • Woodcuts: Etienne's basilisk device as Royal Printer for Greek on t.p.; his regular device (man standing beneath an olive tree, with motto "Noli altum sapere"); large foliated and grotesque Greek initials with matching head-pieces
  • Printed in the celebrated Royal Greek Types ("Grecs du Roi"), cut by Claude Garamond, who based his Greek cursive types on the script of Angelo Vergecio, a Cretan calligrapher in the employ of King Francis I
  • Pages 474-498 contain Estienne's textual emendations, in which he comments on the corrupt state of the 15th-century Greek ms. in the Royal Library (today known as Parisinus 1589) upon which he based his text
  • Errata: p. 498
Dimensions
36 cm. (fol.)
Extent
[8], 498, [2] p.
Lccn
98160547
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: t.p. and Estienne's note to readers on verso of t.p. sequence ruled in red ink. Bound in contemporary calf; gilt centerpiece on upper and lower covers of a large cartouche filled with azured arabesques; small gilt fleurons in spine panels; gold-stamped spine title "Dionis Cassius;" edges stained red. Large engraved bookplate in red and black on front pastedown of J. Eliot Hodgkin. Stamped monogram of former owner [?], dated 1707, on verso of t.p.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43454462
  • ucoclc43454462
Label
Tōn Diōnos Rōmaikōn historiōn eikositria biblia : Dionis Romanarum historiarum libri XXIII, à XXXVI ad LVIII vsque
Publication
Note
  • Title proper romanized from Greek
  • Colophon: "Excudebat Robertus Stephanus typographus regius, Lutetiae Parisiorum, Anno MDXLVIII, prid. cal. Febr."
  • Edited by Robert Estienne
  • Signatures: *4 a-2s6 2t4
  • Woodcuts: Etienne's basilisk device as Royal Printer for Greek on t.p.; his regular device (man standing beneath an olive tree, with motto "Noli altum sapere"); large foliated and grotesque Greek initials with matching head-pieces
  • Printed in the celebrated Royal Greek Types ("Grecs du Roi"), cut by Claude Garamond, who based his Greek cursive types on the script of Angelo Vergecio, a Cretan calligrapher in the employ of King Francis I
  • Pages 474-498 contain Estienne's textual emendations, in which he comments on the corrupt state of the 15th-century Greek ms. in the Royal Library (today known as Parisinus 1589) upon which he based his text
  • Errata: p. 498
Dimensions
36 cm. (fol.)
Extent
[8], 498, [2] p.
Lccn
98160547
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: t.p. and Estienne's note to readers on verso of t.p. sequence ruled in red ink. Bound in contemporary calf; gilt centerpiece on upper and lower covers of a large cartouche filled with azured arabesques; small gilt fleurons in spine panels; gold-stamped spine title "Dionis Cassius;" edges stained red. Large engraved bookplate in red and black on front pastedown of J. Eliot Hodgkin. Stamped monogram of former owner [?], dated 1707, on verso of t.p.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43454462
  • ucoclc43454462

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