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Thoukudidou tou Olorou peri tou Peloponnesiakou polemou biblia okto = Thucydidis Olori filii De bello Peloponnesiaco libri octo. Iidem Latinè / ex interpretatione Laurentii Vallae, ab Henrico Stephano recognita.

Additional Title(s):

Thucydidis Olori filii De bello Peloponnesiaco librii octo

De bello Peloponnesiaco


History of the Peloponnesian War. Latin & Greek

[Genevae] : Excudebat Henricus Stephanus, illustris viri Huldrichi Fuggeri typographus, anno MDLXIIII [1564]
Physical Description:
[16], 297, [3], 216, [8] p. ; 36 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA4452 .A2 1564+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Place of publication from Adams.
"Thoukudidou ... okto" in title words are transliterated from the Greek characters.
"Although the title-page states that the translation is that of Lorenzo Valla, revised by Estienne, it is practically entirely by the latter." Cf. Schreiber.
Greek text, annotated (297 p.), followed by Latin text and annotations (216 p.); preliminaries chiefly in Latin; texts are surrounded by commentaries.
Title vignette (printer's device); head-pieces; initials.
Title page is printed in red and black.
Signatures: *⁸ a-s⁸ t⁶ A-S⁶ T⁴.
Gathering k is actually signed "lz."
Schreiber, F. The Estiennes, 153
Includes index.
Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries, T-666
BAC: British Art Center copy lacks the Latin text and annotations (216 p.). Bound in later blind-tooled calf. Binder's ticket: Bound by Upham's Library, Bath. Bookplate: Sir Montague Cholmeley, Bart.. Autograph: Montague Cholmeley, 1823.
Subject Terms:
Cholmeley, Montague -- Autograph. (BACRB)
Detemare, Jean Baptiste -- Autograph.
Greece -- History -- Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C.
Hugo, Harold -- Bookplate.
Upham's Library -- Bookbinder. (BACRB)
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1564.
Valla, Lorenzo, 1407-1457.
Fugger, Ulricus, 1526-1584, printer.
Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, tr., printer.

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