De Mysteriis Aegyptiorum, Chaldaeorum, Assyriorum …

Creator

Iamblichus, et al.

Title

De Mysteriis Aegyptiorum, Chaldaeorum, Assyriorum …

Publisher

Venice: Aldus Manutius,

Date

September 1497.

Description

Although printed in Latin, this collection of works by classical and Byzantine neo-platonist writers stands as part of Aldus’s intent to publish the entirety of the Platonic tradition. The book includes works by Iamblichus, Proclus, Psellus, Pythagoras, Xenocrates, and others. The texts were translated and edited by the scholar Marsilio Ficino (1433–1499), and dedicated to Giovanni de' Medici, the future Pope Leo X. From the collections of George John Warren, 5th Baron Vernon (1803–1866), John A. Saks (1913–1983), and George Abrams (1919–2001).

Source

From the collection of G. Scott Clemons.

Files

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Citation

Iamblichus, et al. , “De Mysteriis Aegyptiorum, Chaldaeorum, Assyriorum …,” Grolier Club Exhibitions, accessed November 18, 2018, https://grolierclub.omeka.net/items/show/177.