1677 Rare Latin Book - Ancient Greece History - Antiquitatum Homericarum by E. Feith.
Author : Feith, Everard.
Title : Antiquitatum Homericarum libri IV, ab Everardo Feithio quondam scripti, nunc primum in lucem prodeunt.
Language : Text in Latin
Publisher : Lugduni Batavorum, apud Adrianum Severinum, 1677. First Edition.
Size : 6 " X 3.5 "
Pages : 350 pages
Binding : Very good full vellum binding (hinges fine) under a removable protective mylar cover .
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, name of a previous owner on first endpaper).
Estimate : (USD 300 - USD 400)
The book : Scarce original 17th century first edition of this book by Everard Feith on Ancient Greece History during Homer Era.
The author : Everard Feith, named Everhardi Feithii in Latin and Everhardus Feithius in Dutch, (c. 1597 in Elbourg, province of Gelderland, Netherlands - disappeared in 1625 in La Rochelle, France) is a Dutch writer. He published works on ancient Greece, all manuscripts and the vast majority lost.
Everard Feith was born in 1597 in Elbourg in the Netherlands, a village in the province of Gelderland. He belongs to a notable family in the region. He completed a training in humanities, then studied the history of ancient Greece, which he did not complete. He studies ancient Greek and Hebrew, languages he masters. Due to civil unrest in the Netherlands, he moved to France, where he gave lessons in ancient Greek. He became friends with Isaac Casaubon, Pierre Dupuy and the president of Thou. On a visit to La Rochelle in 1625, he entered a house, where he never came out and his body was never discovered.
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