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Sun, Jan 14, 2024 12:00PM EST
Lot 241

DIONISII CATONIS' 1735 ANTIQUE DISTICHS OF CATO, OR DISTICHA DE MORBIUS AD FILIUM

Estimate: $350 - $400

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$1,000 $250
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Year/Century: 18th century
Language: Latin
Subject: Literature & Fiction
Binding: Leather
Description: Dionisii Catonis Trajecti ad Rhenum, Apud JURIANUM a PADDENBURG, 1735, DISTICHA DE MORBIUS AD FILIUM 4 by 6" original calf size. Excellent condition; slight binding wear. Latin text The Latin collection of proverbial wisdom and morality known as The Distichs of Cato (Latin: Catonis Disticha, most widely known simply as Cato) was written in the third or fourth century AD by an unidentified author. The most widely used Latin textbook in the Middle Ages was The Cato, which was also highly regarded as a moral guide. Benjamin Franklin used Cato, a popular Latin teaching tool, as late as the eighteenth century. It was translated into other languages and was one of the most well-known works of the Middle Ages.

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