1736 Tully CICERO Greek Philosophy Paradoxa Amicitia Dream of Scipio English ed

CICERO, Marcus Tullius

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A rare, 18th-century English translation of the essays of Cicero. It includes four of Cicero’s most famous works including his dialog on Cato the Elder On Old Age, Paradoxa Stoicorum, and De Amicitia. Each is a treatise, or short writing, on various aspects of life:

  • ‘Cato Maior de Senectute’ – on old age, aging, and death
  • ‘Paradoxa Stoicorum’ – on communication, wisdom, virtues, and need for happiness
  • ‘Laelius de Amicitia’ – on friendship and relationships
  • ‘Somnium Scipionis’ – on dreaming and visions
    • This work in particular had a tremendous impact on the future of dream theory, cosmology, and interpretation

 

This rare 1736 English edition was edited and translated by Samuel Parker, a notable English writer and translator of Greek classics such as Homer, Athanasius, Eusebius, and of course Cicero.

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1736 Tully CICERO Greek Philosophy Paradoxa Amicitia Dream of Scipio English ed

 

A rare, 18th-century English translation of the essays of Cicero. It includes four of Cicero’s most famous works including his dialog on Cato the Elder On Old Age, Paradoxa Stoicorum, and De Amicitia. Each is a treatise, or short writing, on various aspects of life:

  • ‘Cato Maior de Senectute’ – on old age, aging, and death
  • ‘Paradoxa Stoicorum’ – on communication, wisdom, virtues, and need for happiness
  • ‘Laelius de Amicitia’ – on friendship and relationships
  • ‘Somnium Scipionis’ – on dreaming and visions

o   This work in particular had a tremendous impact on the future of dream theory, cosmology, and interpretation

This rare 1736 English edition was edited and translated by Samuel Parker, a notable English writer and translator of Greek classics such as Homer, Athanasius, Eusebius, and of course Cicero.

Item number: #5489

Price: $399

CICERO, Marcus Tullius

Tully’s two essays : of old-age, and of friendship. With his stoical paradoxes, and Scipio’s dream. Done into English by Mr. Parker.

London : Printed for C. Rivington, 1736.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   [8], 244

  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure

o   Visible repair at front inner hinge

  • Size: ~6.5in X 4in (16.5cm x 10cm)

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Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Philosophy

Authors

CICERO, Marcus Tullius

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete