Eclogae triginta…

Creator

Theocritus.

Title

Eclogae triginta…

Publisher

Venice: Aldus Manutius,

Date

February 1496.

Description

In addition to Theocritus, this volume includes the editiones principes of many of the works of Theognis, Hesiod, and other Greek poets. The book opens with an introductory letter addressed by Aldus to his former teacher Battista Guarino, in which he states, “Here, most illustrious master, is the Theogonia of Hesiod, which you ask me to provide for the public instruction of your pupils.” Bound by Charles Hering for George John, Lord Spencer (1758–1834).

Source

From the collection of G. Scott Clemons.

Files

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Citation

Theocritus., “Eclogae triginta…,” Grolier Club Exhibitions, accessed November 18, 2018, https://grolierclub.omeka.net/items/show/175.