1743 Lucian Samosata Greek Myth Satire Mythology Hercules Achilles Alien Sci-Fi

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, while also writing what is considered to the be the very first work of science fiction, “True History” – a work about travelling to outer space and alien life-forms.

 

This three-volume 1743 edition features the notes and commentary of Matthias Gesner, Tiberius Hemsterhuis, and Moses Solanus.

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1743 Lucian Samosata Greek Myth Satire Mythology Hercules Achilles Alien Sci-Fi

 

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, while also writing what is considered to the be the very first work of science fiction, “True History” – a work about travelling to outer space and alien life-forms.

 

This three-volume 1743 edition features the notes and commentary of Matthias Gesner, Tiberius Hemsterhuis, and Moses Solanus,

 

Item number: #5854

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LUCIAN, of Samosata

[Loukianou Samosateos hapanta] = Luciani Samosatensis Opera

Amstelodami : Sumptibus Jacobi Wetstenii, 1743.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 3 volumes

o   Vol. I – [10], LXXII, 882

o   Vol. II – [4], 953, [1]

o   Vol. III – [4], 860

  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~10.25in X 8in (26cm x 20cm)

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Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Literature

Authors

LUCIAN, of Samosata

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete