1598 RARE Lipsius Admiranda History of ROME Italy Travel Guide & Roman Glory

LIPSIUS, Justus

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Justus Lipsius was an important 16th-century Flemish philosopher whose work was written to restore a form of Stoicism that would be similar to Christian values. He also wrote an important work on the greatness and history of Rome, ‘Admiranda’. This work portrayed Rome in its greatest light, describing the fusion of cultural diversity including Greek, Jewish, Egyptian, Persian, and even Spanish influences on Rome. It is even thought to have been written as a guide for pilgrims and travelers who were venturing to Rome.

 

This 1598 Paris edition was published the same year as the year as the first printing in Antwerp.

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1598 RARE Lipsius Admiranda History of ROME Italy Travel Guide & Roman Glory

 

Justus Lipsius was an important 16th-century Flemish philosopher whose work was written to restore a form of Stoicism that would be similar to Christian values. He also wrote an important work on the greatness and history of Rome, ‘Admiranda’. This work portrayed Rome in its greatest light, describing the fusion of cultural diversity including Greek, Jewish, Egyptian, Persian, and even Spanish influences on Rome. It is even thought to have been written as a guide for pilgrims and travelers who were venturing to Rome.

 

This 1598 Paris edition was published the same year as the year as the first printing in Antwerp.

 

Item number: #6899

Price: $599

LIPSIUS, Justus

Iusti Lipsii Admiranda, siue, De magnitudine romana libri quattuor

Parisiis : Apud Robertum Niuelle, sun signo Colomnarum, via Iacobea, 1598.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   [16], 374, [12]

o   Signatures: *8, A8-Z8, Aa-Bb2

  • References: USTC 199181; FB 77888
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7in X 4.5in (18cm x 11.5cm)

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6899

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

LIPSIUS, Justus

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete