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The Greek classics, Aldus Manutius ; edited and translated by N.G. Wilson

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The Greek classics
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The Greek classics
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Aldus Manutius ; edited and translated by N.G. Wilson
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  • eng
  • grc
  • eng
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"This edition contains all of Aldus prefaces̕ s to his editions of the Greek classics, translated for the first time into English, along with other illustrative writings by his collaborators. They provide unique insight into the world of scholarly publishing in Renaissance Venice" -- from the website of publisher
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ICU/DLC
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880.8/001
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index present
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PA3621
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.G66 2016
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non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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The I Tatti renaissance library
Series volume
70
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The Greek classics, Aldus Manutius ; edited and translated by N.G. Wilson
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Edition with English translation of the prefaces originally composed chiefly in Latin, with one in Greek, by Aldus Manutius for the editions of Greek classics that he published
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-374) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prefatory note / by James Hankins -- Introduction -- Prefaces. I. Constantine Lascaris, Grammar (March 8, 1495) ; II. Musaeus, Hero and Leander (ca. 1495/97) ; III. Aristotle, Organon (November 1, 1495) ; IV. Theodore Gaza, Introduction to grammar; Apollonius Dyscolus, On syntax (December 25, 1495) ; V. Theocritus, Hesiod, Theognis, Selected works (February 1496) ; VI. The treasury, The cornucopia of Amalthea, and The Gardens of Adonis (August 1496) ; VII. Aristode, Natural philosophy (February 1497) ; VIII. Aristotle, Zoological works (June 1, 1497) ; IX. Aristotle, Metaphysics, mechanics, and problems; Theophrastus, Botanical writings (June 1, 1497) ; X. Joannes Crastonus, Greek dictionary (December 1497) ; XI. Urbano da Belluno, Greek grammar (January 1498) ; XII. Aristotle, Moral philosophy (June 1498) ; XIII. Aristophanes, Nine comedies (July 13, 1498) ; XIV. The Greek epistolographers (April 17, 1499) ; XV. Dioscorides, The materials of medicine; Nicander, Theriaca and Alexipharmaca (July 8, 1499) ; XVI. Julius Firmicus Maternus, Astronomica; Marcus Manilius, Astronomica; Aratus, Phaenomena; Proclus, Sphaera (October 14, 1499) ; XVII. Constantine Lascaris, The eight parts of speech (December 1501?) ; XVIII. Stephanus Byzantius, On cities (March 18, 1502) ; XIX. Julius Pollux of Naucraris, Onomasticon (April 11, 1502) ; XX. Thucydides, Histories (May 14, 1502) ; XXI. Sophocles, Seven tragedies (August 1502) ; XXII. Herodotus, Histories (September 1502) ; XXIII. Euripides, Seventeen tragedies (February 1503) ; XXIV. Ammonius of Alexandria, On Aristotle's "De interpretatione" (October 17, 1503) ; XXV. Xenophon, Hellenica; Pletho, Events in Greece after the Battle of Mantinea; Herodian, History from the death of Marcus Aurelius; Greek Scholia on Thucydides (November 14, 1503) ; XXVI. John Philoponus, Commentary on the posterior analytics; Anoriymous, Commentary on the posterior analytics (March 1504) ; XXVII. Aristotle and Theophrastus, Zoological and botanical writings; Pseudo-Aristotle and Alexander of Aphrodisias, Problemata, translated into Latin by Theodore Gaza (March 27, 1504) ; XXVIII. Philostratus, Life cf Apollonius of Tyana; Eusebius of Caesarea, Against Hierocles (May 1504) ; XXIX. Gregory of Nazianzus, Poetry (June 1504) ; XXX. Homer, Iliad (October 31, 1504) ; XXXI. Homer, Odyssey, Batrachomyomachia, Hymns (October 31, 1504) ; XXXII. Demosthenes, Sixty-two speeches; Libanius, Life of Demosthenes and summaries of the speeches; Plutarch, Life of Demosthenes (October 1504) ; XXXIII. Hours in praise of the most Blessed Virgin; Seven penitential psalms; Athanasian creed; Sacrifice in praise of the most Holy Virgin (July 1505) ; XXXIV. Aesop's Fables and related texts (October 1505) ; XXXV. The Greek rhetoricians, volume 1 (November 1508) ; XXXVI. Plutarch, Moralia (March 1509) ; XXXVII. The Greek rhetoricians, volume 2 (May 21, 1509) ; XXXVIII. Chrysoloras, Erotemata (1512) ; XXXIX. Constantine Lascaris, The eight parts of speech (New edition, October 1512) ; XL. Pindar, Odes; Callimachus, Hymns; Dionysius Periegetes, Description of the world; Lycophron, Alexandra (January 1513) ; XLI. The Greek orators, volume 1 (April 1513) ; XLII. The Greek orators, volume 2 (May 6, 1513) ; XLIII. Plato, Complete works (September 1513) ; XLIV. Alexander of Aphrodisias, Commentaries on the topics of Aristotle (February 15, 1514) ; XLV. Suidas, Lexicon (February 1514) ; XLVI. Hesychius, Lexicon (August 1514) ; XLVII. Athenaeus, The learned banqueters (August 1514) -- Appendices. I. Marsilio Ficino on textual errors in his translations of Platonica (July 1, 1497) ; II. Musurus on Aristophanes (1498) ; III. Musurus on the Epistolographi graeci (1499) ; IV. William Grocyn's letter to Aldus (August 27, [1499]) ; V. Statutes of the New Academy (1502?) ; VI. Aldus' preface to Bessarion's In calumniatorem Platonis (July 1503) ; VII. Letter of Scipione Forteguerri to Aldus in the 1503 edition of the Greek anthology ; VIII. The title page of Aldus' Aesop (October 1505) ; IX. Aldus' preface to Erasmus' translation of Euripides (December 1507) ; X. Musurus' poem on Plato, in the Complete works (1513)
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvii, 395 pages
Isbn
9780674088672
Lccn
2015010876
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Bright blue cloth boards stamped in black and gold; blue and cream dust jacket printed in black. Purchase, ASUCLA, 2016.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)905700034
  • ucoclc905700034
Label
The Greek classics, Aldus Manutius ; edited and translated by N.G. Wilson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Edition with English translation of the prefaces originally composed chiefly in Latin, with one in Greek, by Aldus Manutius for the editions of Greek classics that he published
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-374) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prefatory note / by James Hankins -- Introduction -- Prefaces. I. Constantine Lascaris, Grammar (March 8, 1495) ; II. Musaeus, Hero and Leander (ca. 1495/97) ; III. Aristotle, Organon (November 1, 1495) ; IV. Theodore Gaza, Introduction to grammar; Apollonius Dyscolus, On syntax (December 25, 1495) ; V. Theocritus, Hesiod, Theognis, Selected works (February 1496) ; VI. The treasury, The cornucopia of Amalthea, and The Gardens of Adonis (August 1496) ; VII. Aristode, Natural philosophy (February 1497) ; VIII. Aristotle, Zoological works (June 1, 1497) ; IX. Aristotle, Metaphysics, mechanics, and problems; Theophrastus, Botanical writings (June 1, 1497) ; X. Joannes Crastonus, Greek dictionary (December 1497) ; XI. Urbano da Belluno, Greek grammar (January 1498) ; XII. Aristotle, Moral philosophy (June 1498) ; XIII. Aristophanes, Nine comedies (July 13, 1498) ; XIV. The Greek epistolographers (April 17, 1499) ; XV. Dioscorides, The materials of medicine; Nicander, Theriaca and Alexipharmaca (July 8, 1499) ; XVI. Julius Firmicus Maternus, Astronomica; Marcus Manilius, Astronomica; Aratus, Phaenomena; Proclus, Sphaera (October 14, 1499) ; XVII. Constantine Lascaris, The eight parts of speech (December 1501?) ; XVIII. Stephanus Byzantius, On cities (March 18, 1502) ; XIX. Julius Pollux of Naucraris, Onomasticon (April 11, 1502) ; XX. Thucydides, Histories (May 14, 1502) ; XXI. Sophocles, Seven tragedies (August 1502) ; XXII. Herodotus, Histories (September 1502) ; XXIII. Euripides, Seventeen tragedies (February 1503) ; XXIV. Ammonius of Alexandria, On Aristotle's "De interpretatione" (October 17, 1503) ; XXV. Xenophon, Hellenica; Pletho, Events in Greece after the Battle of Mantinea; Herodian, History from the death of Marcus Aurelius; Greek Scholia on Thucydides (November 14, 1503) ; XXVI. John Philoponus, Commentary on the posterior analytics; Anoriymous, Commentary on the posterior analytics (March 1504) ; XXVII. Aristotle and Theophrastus, Zoological and botanical writings; Pseudo-Aristotle and Alexander of Aphrodisias, Problemata, translated into Latin by Theodore Gaza (March 27, 1504) ; XXVIII. Philostratus, Life cf Apollonius of Tyana; Eusebius of Caesarea, Against Hierocles (May 1504) ; XXIX. Gregory of Nazianzus, Poetry (June 1504) ; XXX. Homer, Iliad (October 31, 1504) ; XXXI. Homer, Odyssey, Batrachomyomachia, Hymns (October 31, 1504) ; XXXII. Demosthenes, Sixty-two speeches; Libanius, Life of Demosthenes and summaries of the speeches; Plutarch, Life of Demosthenes (October 1504) ; XXXIII. Hours in praise of the most Blessed Virgin; Seven penitential psalms; Athanasian creed; Sacrifice in praise of the most Holy Virgin (July 1505) ; XXXIV. Aesop's Fables and related texts (October 1505) ; XXXV. The Greek rhetoricians, volume 1 (November 1508) ; XXXVI. Plutarch, Moralia (March 1509) ; XXXVII. The Greek rhetoricians, volume 2 (May 21, 1509) ; XXXVIII. Chrysoloras, Erotemata (1512) ; XXXIX. Constantine Lascaris, The eight parts of speech (New edition, October 1512) ; XL. Pindar, Odes; Callimachus, Hymns; Dionysius Periegetes, Description of the world; Lycophron, Alexandra (January 1513) ; XLI. The Greek orators, volume 1 (April 1513) ; XLII. The Greek orators, volume 2 (May 6, 1513) ; XLIII. Plato, Complete works (September 1513) ; XLIV. Alexander of Aphrodisias, Commentaries on the topics of Aristotle (February 15, 1514) ; XLV. Suidas, Lexicon (February 1514) ; XLVI. Hesychius, Lexicon (August 1514) ; XLVII. Athenaeus, The learned banqueters (August 1514) -- Appendices. I. Marsilio Ficino on textual errors in his translations of Platonica (July 1, 1497) ; II. Musurus on Aristophanes (1498) ; III. Musurus on the Epistolographi graeci (1499) ; IV. William Grocyn's letter to Aldus (August 27, [1499]) ; V. Statutes of the New Academy (1502?) ; VI. Aldus' preface to Bessarion's In calumniatorem Platonis (July 1503) ; VII. Letter of Scipione Forteguerri to Aldus in the 1503 edition of the Greek anthology ; VIII. The title page of Aldus' Aesop (October 1505) ; IX. Aldus' preface to Erasmus' translation of Euripides (December 1507) ; X. Musurus' poem on Plato, in the Complete works (1513)
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvii, 395 pages
Isbn
9780674088672
Lccn
2015010876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Bright blue cloth boards stamped in black and gold; blue and cream dust jacket printed in black. Purchase, ASUCLA, 2016.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)905700034
  • ucoclc905700034

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