1653 Enchiridion of Epictetus Greek Latin Stoic Philosophy Cebes Tablet BINDING

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“What upsets people is not things themselves but their perception about the things.”

Epictetus, Enchiridion

 

A mid-17th-century printing of the famous Enchiridion by Epictetus. The original Greek advice manual focused on the philosophy of daily life – primarily that one should accept their own fate. The Enchiridion is famous for holding authority in both Christian and Pagan circles, few books can claim such a feat.

 

This 1653 edition features both the original Greek and Latin translations in a beautiful, decorated Moroccan leather binding!

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1653 Enchiridion of Epictetus Greek Latin Stoic Philosophy Cebes Tablet BINDING

 

“What upsets people is not things themselves but their perception about the things.”

Epictetus, Enchiridion

 

A mid-17th-century printing of the famous Enchiridion by Epictetus. The original Greek advice manual focused on the philosophy of daily life – primarily that one should accept their own fate. The Enchiridion is famous for holding authority in both Christian and Pagan circles, few books can claim such a feat.

 

This 1653 edition features both the original Greek and Latin translations in a beautiful, decorated Moroccan leather binding!

 

Item number: #5397

Price: $599

 

EPICTETUS

 

Epicteti Enchiridion, graece et latine, vnà cum notis grammaticis quae nunc primum in lucem prodeunt, cum versione latina accuratius & fidelius examinata in gratiam studiosae iuuentutis.

 

Parisiis. : Apud Sebastianum Cramoisy et Gabrielem Cramoisy., MDCLIII., 1653.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [4], 67, [1], 63-131, [3], 63, [1]
    • Signatures: A-F⁶ A-M⁶.
  • References: STCN p.p. 140819754; Hoffmann 2,15; Dibdin 1,515 (2nd ed)
  • Provenance: Handwritten note
    • Solvitur acris hiems grata vice veris en favoni;
      Trahunt que siccas machinae carinas:
      Ac neque jam stabulis gaudet pecus, aut arator igni,

Nec prata canis albicant pruinis.
Jam cithenea choros ducit Venus, imminente luna;
Junctaeque nymphis Gratiae decentes

  • Language: Greek & Latin
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Fine, decorative Moroccan leather
  • Size: ~5in X 3in (13cm x 8cm)

 

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5397

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Philosophy

Authors

EPICTETUS

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

Greek

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete