1519 Juvenal & Persius SATIRES Stoic Philosophy ROME Florence Giunta P Incunable

JUVENALIS, (Decimus Junius)

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“Many commit the same crime with a very different result. One bears a cross for his crime; another a crown.”

Juvenal, The Satires

 

A rare 1519  printing of ‘The Satires’ of both Juvenal and Persius printed by Giunta. This collection of satirical poetry was written in the late 1st and 2nd centuries and discuss society, social norms, irony, each of these providing insight to the morals and values of Roman life at the time. Juvenal outlines many of the concerns he has with Roman citizens including unfaithfulness and greed; issues he recognized as downfalls to society.

 

This scarce Giunta edition was first published in 1513 and was produced directly to imitate the famous Aldine typography.

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1519 Juvenal & Persius SATIRES Stoic Philosophy ROME Florence Giunta P Incunable

 

“Many commit the same crime with a very different result. One bears a cross for his crime; another a crown.”

Juvenal, The Satires

 

A rare 1519  printing of ‘The Satires’ of both Juvenal and Persius printed by Giunta. This collection of satirical poetry was written in the late 1st and 2nd centuries and discuss society, social norms, irony, each of these providing insight to the morals and values of Roman life at the time. Juvenal outlines many of the concerns he has with Roman citizens including unfaithfulness and greed; issues he recognized as downfalls to society.

 

This scarce Giunta edition was first published in 1513 and was produced directly to imitate the famous Aldine typography.

 

Item number: #5816

Price: $950

 

JUVENALIS, (Decimus Junius)

 

Ju. Juvenalis una cum Au. Persio nuper recogniti. MS. notes.

 

Per Hæredes Philippi Juntæ: Florentiæ, 1519.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 80 leaves
    • Signatures: A-K
    • Printer’s device on final leaf
  • References: USTC 836765; Edit16 28747; Adams J 774; Dibdin II, 151;
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • Luigi Gattinara, 1778.
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
  • Size: ~6in X 3.5in (15cm x 9cm)

 

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Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Literature

Authors

JUVENALIS, (Decimus Junius)

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete