1758 1ed Dionysius of Halicarnassus Roman Antiquities Mythology Romulus & Remus

DIONYSIUS, of Halicarnassus

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Dionysius of Halicarnassus was a 1st-century BC Greek historian who is primarily remembered for his book ‘Roman Antiquities’. This work is a history of Rome beginning with the First Punic War and focusing heavily on the reign of Constantine VII. The myth of Romulus and Remus is often considered to have come from Dionysius as much of the first two books of ‘Antiquities’ covers Roman mythology.

 

This 1758 first edition, four-volume set was translated into English by Edward Spelman.

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1758 1ed Dionysius of Halicarnassus Roman Antiquities Mythology Romulus & Remus

 

Dionysius of Halicarnassus was a 1st-century BC Greek historian who is primarily remembered for his book ‘Roman Antiquities’. This work is a history of Rome beginning with the First Punic War and focusing heavily on the reign of Constantine VII. The myth of Romulus and Remus is often considered to have come from Dionysius as much of the first two books of ‘Antiquities’ covers Roman mythology.

 

This 1758 first edition, four-volume set was translated into English by Edward Spelman.

 

Item number: #9347

Price: $599

 

DIONYSIUS, of Halicarnassus

 

The Roman antiquities: of Dionysius Halicarnassensis, translated into English; with notes and dissertations

 

London: Printed, and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1758. 1st edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 4 volumes
    • I – lviii, 456, [2]
    • II – [2], 439, [3]
    • III – [2], 438, [2]
    • IV – [2], 516, [2]
  • References: ESTC T 136671
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • I – Visible repair at inner hinges
  • Size: ~10.25in X 8.5in (26cm x 21.5cm)
  • Very rare and desirable with auction records and price comparisons as high as $2,250

 

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9347

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Military & War

Authors

DIONYSIUS, of Halicarnassus

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete