Philonis Iudaei, Omnia quae extant opera.; Ex accuratissima Sigismundi Gelenii, & aliorum interpretatione, Partim ab Adriano Turnebo... partim a Davide Hoeschelio edita & ilustrata.

Lutetia: Compagnie du Grand Navire, 1640.

Huic novissimae editioni acessere Variae lectiones & elegantissimus ejusdem Philonis de Septenario libellus, & de Providentia Dei fragmenta. Greek and Latin text in two columns per page. Title in red and black, with handsome engraved vignette of galleon; decorative devices at chapter headings and tailpieces. [12], 1200, [32], [8], [32] pages. Thick folio, contemporary calf covers, well-worn and now simply rebacked in plain brown cloth. Pages generally quite clean but about 15 at front, including the title a ragged along gutter or fore-edges; several are creased with small tears and minor loss of text. Lutetiae Parisiorum: [Compagnie du Grand Navire] Cum Regis Privilegio, 1640. Overall a good solid copy of this scarce early, second? vulgate edition.

The Greek-Latin parallel edition of Philo's complete works. Philo was one of the most important representatives of Hellenistic Judaism, known for his two embassies to the imperial court at Rome as well as his appreciation for Platonic philosophy. Graesse V, 269, Furst III, 88.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good(-)
Language: Greek; Latin

Price: $1,500.00

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