1647 Rare Latin Vellum Book - The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, and of Aulus Persius Flaccus


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Author : Decimus Junius Juvenalis; Aulius Persius Flaccus
Title : IUNII IUVENALIS, ET AULI PERSII FLACCI SATYRAE Poft Omnes Omnium Editiones Fumma Denuo Vigilantia Recognitas.
Language : Text in Latin
Publisher : Venetiis, Apud Matthaeum Lenium, 1647
Size : 6 " X 3 "
Pages : 118 pages
Binding : Very good full vellum binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed)  under a removable protective mylar cover .
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, rare foxing and staining). 

Estimate : (USD 150 - USD 250)

The book :Rare and very nice 17th century edition of the satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, and of Aulus Persius Flaccus

The authors:

Decimus Iūnius Iuvenālis, known in English as Juvenal , was a Roman poet active in the late first and early second century AD. He is the author of the collection of satirical poems known as the Satires. The details of the author's life are unclear, although references within his text to known persons of the late first and early second centuries AD fix his earliest date of composition. 

Persius, in full Aulus Persius Flaccus (4 December 34, in Volterra – 24 November 62), was a Roman poet and satirist of Etruscan origin. In his works, poems and satires, he shows a stoic wisdom and a strong criticism for what he considered to be the stylistic abuses of his poetic contemporaries. His works, which became very popular in the Middle Ages, were published after his death by his friend and mentor, the stoic philosopher Lucius Annaeus Cornutus.

 


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