The Resource Polybiou Megalopolitou Historiōn biblia e : Polybii Historiarum libri quinq[ue], opera Vincentii Obsopoei in lucem editi ; iidem Latini Nicolao Perotto Episcopo Sipontino interprete

Polybiou Megalopolitou Historiōn biblia e : Polybii Historiarum libri quinq[ue], opera Vincentii Obsopoei in lucem editi ; iidem Latini Nicolao Perotto Episcopo Sipontino interprete

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Polybiou Megalopolitou Historiōn biblia e : Polybii Historiarum libri quinq[ue]
Title
Polybiou Megalopolitou Historiōn biblia e
Title remainder
Polybii Historiarum libri quinq[ue]
Statement of responsibility
opera Vincentii Obsopoei in lucem editi ; iidem Latini Nicolao Perotto Episcopo Sipontino interprete
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Former owner
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • grc
  • lat
  • grc
Member of
Cataloging source
MiU
Citation location within source
P1801
Citation source
Adams
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Polybius
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1430-1480
  • 1479-1565
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Opsopäus, Vincentius
  • Perotti, Niccolò
  • Grolier, Jean
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • History, Ancient
  • Rome
  • Greece
Label
Polybiou Megalopolitou Historiōn biblia e : Polybii Historiarum libri quinq[ue], opera Vincentii Obsopoei in lucem editi ; iidem Latini Nicolao Perotto Episcopo Sipontino interprete
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First five words on title page tranlisterated from Greek
  • Woodcut initials and headpieces. Titles preceded by vine-ornament
  • Dedicatory epistle dated: decimo quarto kalendas Octobris, Anno M.D. XXIX
  • Text in Greek and Latin; each part separately foliated
  • Signatures: A4 B-S6 T4; A-Z6 2A4 (T4 verso (1st group)--and (2A4 verso blank)
  • The fragment of the 6th book, published in 1529, is not included in this, the earliest Greek edition of the first five books of Polybius' Historiae
  • Colophon to Greek text (leaf 106), repeats imprint, in Latin
Extent
1 online resource ([4], 106, CXLII leaves)
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in black morocco with an elaborate gilt interlace and strapwork design for Jean Grolier, whose motto is present at the bottom of the central panel on the upper cover. All text block edges are stained black. The binding shows extensive early repair work, including rebacking. An early ex libris inscription is present on the front pastedown that reads, "Ex libris D. Josephi Marig[?] di Ancona ... "
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Polybiou Megalopolitou Historiōn biblia e : Polybii Historiarum libri quinq[ue], opera Vincentii Obsopoei in lucem editi ; iidem Latini Nicolao Perotto Episcopo Sipontino interprete
Link
Publication
Note
  • First five words on title page tranlisterated from Greek
  • Woodcut initials and headpieces. Titles preceded by vine-ornament
  • Dedicatory epistle dated: decimo quarto kalendas Octobris, Anno M.D. XXIX
  • Text in Greek and Latin; each part separately foliated
  • Signatures: A4 B-S6 T4; A-Z6 2A4 (T4 verso (1st group)--and (2A4 verso blank)
  • The fragment of the 6th book, published in 1529, is not included in this, the earliest Greek edition of the first five books of Polybius' Historiae
  • Colophon to Greek text (leaf 106), repeats imprint, in Latin
Extent
1 online resource ([4], 106, CXLII leaves)
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in black morocco with an elaborate gilt interlace and strapwork design for Jean Grolier, whose motto is present at the bottom of the central panel on the upper cover. All text block edges are stained black. The binding shows extensive early repair work, including rebacking. An early ex libris inscription is present on the front pastedown that reads, "Ex libris D. Josephi Marig[?] di Ancona ... "
Specific material designation
remote

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