1609 Aesop’s Fables Greek Mythology AESOP Planudes Homer Batrachomyomachia Latin

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“A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.”

― Aesop, Aesop’s Fables


Aesop’s fables have been printed for centuries and include some of the most famous fables and tales of all time. Originating sometime in the 6th– to 7th-century BC, these tales have appeared in popular culture for well over 2000 years in the form of books, plays, songs, and visual media.

 

This incredible early 17th-century printing of Aesop’s fables features several additional works including:

  • A ‘life of Aesop’ by 13th-century Byzantine monk Maximus Planudes
  • Galeomyomachia by Theodorus Prodromus
  • Batrachomyomachia, attributed to Homer

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1609 Aesop’s Fables Greek Mythology AESOP Planudes Homer Batrachomyomachia Latin

 

“A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.”

― Aesop, Aesop’s Fables


Aesop’s fables have been printed for centuries and include some of the most famous fables and tales of all time. Originating sometime in the 6th– to 7th-century BC, these tales have appeared in popular culture for well over 2000 years in the form of books, plays, songs, and visual media.

 

This incredible early 17th-century printing of Aesop’s fables features several additional works including:

  • A ‘life of Aesop’ by 13th-century Byzantine monk Maximus Planudes
  • Galeomyomachia by Theodorus Prodromus
  • Batrachomyomachia, attributed to Homer

 

Item number: #7836

Price: $750

 

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Aesopi Phrygis Fabulae, elegantissimis iconibus illustratae. Cum latina versione, graeco textui adiuncta. Accesserunt et huic editioni, vltra pracedentes, icones quae in vita Aesopi desiderabantur. Adiectae sunt diuersorum fabulae, nec non opuscula quae in sequenti pagina videre est.

 

Lugduni: Sumptibus I. Iullieron., M. DCIX, [1609]

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 427, [5]
    • Signatures: a-z⁸ 2A-2D⁸
  • References: BMC 12304.a.8
  • Language: Latin / Greek in parallel
  • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
  • Size: ~5in X 3in (13cm x 8cm)

 

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7836

Categories

Children's

Classical Greco-Roman

Authors

AESOP

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete