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Lot 164

ANTIQUE POETRY BY CLAUDIO VALLUM, BOUND IN 1759

Estimate: $438 - $500

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Year/Century: 18th century
Language: Latin
Subject: Literature & Fiction
Binding: Vellum
Description: Matthia Gesnero accedit Index Uberrimus Claudius Claudiani Quae Exstant Varietate Lectionis et Perpetua Adnotatione Illustrata an Io. Fritschia, Leipzig, 1759. Title, [8], xlviii, 1-400, title, 401-720, [index, full and unpaginated]pp. 8vo. 5 1/4 by 8 1/3" original binding on vellum. Except for foxing, tight binding in excellent condition. Claudius Claudianus, also referred to as Claudian in English, was a Latin poet who lived from approximately 370 to 404 AD. He was a member of the Roman emperor Honorius' court at Mediolanum (Milan), specifically close to the general Stilicho. poetry for Honorius, poetry for Stilicho, and mythological epic are the three primary divisions of his work, which is composed nearly completely in hexameters or elegiac couplets.

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