1690 Lucian Samosata Philosophers for Sale Greek Satire Mythology Philosophy

LUCIAN, of Samosata

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A rare, late 17th-century edition of the works of Lucian of Samosata, a 2nd-century Greek satirist. Lucian wrote a variety of works including comedies, dialogues, essays, and commentaries. He discusses mythological figures such as Hercules, Achilles, Zeus, Timon of Athens, Hermes, and others. One of his lesser known (but no less important) works was ‘Philosophers for Sale’. This work is a satirical comedy where Lucian mocks philosophers by creating a scene where they are for sale at a market.

 

This 1690 edition was published and edited by Laurent Bordelon in Paris.

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1690 Lucian Samosata Philosophers for Sale Greek Satire Mythology Philosophy

 

A rare, late 17th-century edition of the works of Lucian of Samosata, a 2nd-century Greek satirist. Lucian wrote a variety of works including comedies, dialogues, essays, and commentaries. He discusses mythological figures such as Hercules, Achilles, Zeus, Timon of Athens, Hermes, and others. One of his lesser known (but no less important) works was ‘Philosophers for Sale’. This work is a satirical comedy where Lucian mocks philosophers by creating a scene where they are for sale at a market.

 

This 1690 edition was published and edited by Laurent Bordelon in Paris.

 

Item number: #9257

Price: $399

 

LUCIAN, of Samosata

 

Les philosophes à l’encan, dialogues

 

Paris : J. Musier, 1690.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [16], 95, [9]
  • Provenance: Bookplate
    • Germain Barre
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm)

 

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9257

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Philosophy

Authors

LUCIAN, of Samosata

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete