Opera.

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Creator

Flaccus, Quintus Horatius.

Title

Opera.

Publisher

Venice: Aldus Manutius,

Date

May 1501.

Description

Horace concludes the third book of his Odes by stating—proudly, prophetically, and accurately―that he had established his own immortality. Odes III.30 opens with the immortal words Exegi monumentum aere perennius, “I have finished a monument more lasting than bronze.” It has served as the model for the sub-title of this exhibition. This is the second book printed by Aldus in his new italic type.

Source

From the collection of H. George Fletcher.

Citation

Flaccus, Quintus Horatius. , “Opera. ,” Grolier Club Exhibitions, accessed September 24, 2018, https://grolierclub.omeka.net/items/show/187.