Institutiones Graecae Grammatices.

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Creator

Valeriani, Urbano.

Title

Institutiones Graecae Grammatices.

Publisher

Venice: Aldus Manutius,

Date

January 1497.

Description

In order that readers of the Latin language might learn Greek, Aldus commissioned this grammar from the Franciscan friar Urbano Valeriani (ca. 1443–1524). Prior to this publication, Greek grammars were available only in Greek, and therefore only useful to students who already read the language. This book was in such demand that in 1499 Erasmus claimed he was unable to find a single copy for sale. Bound in contemporary blindstamped calf for the French humanist and bibliophile Benoît le Court (1500–1565).

Source

From the collection of G. Scott Clemons.

Citation

Valeriani, Urbano., “Institutiones Graecae Grammatices. ,” Grolier Club Exhibitions, accessed June 25, 2018, http://grolierclub.omeka.net/items/show/170.