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Statii Sylvarum libri V; Achilleidos Libri XII, Thebaidos libri II Orthographia et flexus dictionum Graecarum Omnium .

STATIUS, Publius Papinius

Published by Aldus, [Venice], 1519
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Aldine device on last leaf and title page, small 8vo, pp. 295 leaves. Italic and Greek letter. Aldine device on last leaf. Bound in early full morocco, with gilt rules, marble endpapers, spine faded, aeg, little rubbed along the hinges, but a very good and clean copy. Renouard S. 88, 12. - Aldinen-Slg. Berlin 340. - Adams S 1672. - BM STC, Italian Books S. 646. - Dibdin II, 423. Second Aldus edition, first published 1502. Publius Papinius Statius (c. 45, in Naples & c. 96 AD, in Naples) was a Roman poet of the 1st century AD (Silver Age of Latin literature). His surviving Latin poetry includes an epic in twelve books, the Thebaid; a collection of occasional poetry, the Silvae; and an unfinished epic, the Achilleid. He is also known for his appearance as a guide in the Purgatory section of Dante's epic poem The Divine Comedy.The Orthographia is an etymological dictionary of the Greek words in Statius. Bookseller Inventory # 55594

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Title: Statii Sylvarum libri V; Achilleidos Libri ...

Publisher: Aldus, [Venice]

Publication Date: 1519

Edition: Second Aldus edition.

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