1650 Rare Latin Book - SENECA - L. Annæi Senecæ - Tragedies - Medea, Hippolytus, Oedipus, etc.
Author: Senecae (Seneca).
Title: L. & M. Annaei Senecae Tragoediae, cum notis Th. Farnabii.
Language: Text in Latin.
Publisher: Amsterdami, Apud Iohannem Iansonium, no date (circa 1650).
Size : 5.5 " X 3.5 ".
Pages: 371 pages.
Binding: Very good full vellum leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright and tight, rare foxing and staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the nice illustrated title page.
The book: Attractive mid-17th-century edition of Senecan tragedies - including Medea, Hippolytus, Oedipus, Troas, Agamemnon, Hercules furens, Thyestes, Thebais, Hercules oetaeus, Octavia.
The author: Seneca the Younger (c. 4 BC – AD 65), fully Lucius Annaeus Seneca and also known simply as Seneca, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and—in one work—humorist of the Silver Age of Latin literature. As a tragedian, he is best known for his Medea and Thyestes.
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