Opera Iosephi Iudaeorum doctissimi ac disertissimi, quae ad nostram aetatem pervenerunt omnia, nimirum: De antiquitatibus Iudaicis libri XX. Quibus vita Iosephi per ipsum conscripta, est adiecta: De bello Iudaico VII. Contra Apionem II. De imperio rationis, sive de Machabaeis I. Antehac in Latinum sermonem translata, & ad exemplum Graeci codicis accurate distincta. Nunc vero chronologia ad caput uniuscuiusque folii, cum ex veterum tum recentiorum scriptorum commentariis, cumque scholiis necessariis, recens concinnata. Cum indice locupletissimo. Omnia quam absolutissime edita, et a mendis, quibus scatebant plurimis, repurgata

Autore: IOSEPHUS, Flavius (ca. 37-100)

Tipografo: Wolfgang Richter per Johann Feyerabend

Dati tipografici: Frankfurt a.M., 1599


8vo (190x115 mm). 879, [53] pp. Collation: A-Mmm8 Nnn2. Title page printed in red and black with a woodcut vignette in the center. Feyerabend's device and colophon (Impressum Francofurti ad Moenum, per Wolffgangum Richterum, impensis Ioannis Feyerabendij, 1599) at the  end. Nice contemporary flexible vellum, inked title along the spine and on the lower edge, bookplate label on spine “Biblioteca Malvezzi de Medici”. On the front pastedown engraved bookplate of Lorenzo Galeazzo Trotti Bentivoglio (1757-1840), Marquis of Fresonara, who entered the service of Maria Theresa of Austria at the age of 19. Slightly uniformly browned, small work tracks on the outer margin of some groups of leaves not affecting the text, tear to ll. F6 e Qq8 with loss, some marginal staining.

The edition contains: the De antiquitatibus Iudaicis and the Contra Apionem edited by Sigmund Gelen (1497-1554), the De bello Iudaico edited byTyrannius Rufinus (c. 345-410), and the De Machabaeis edited by Erasmo da Retterdam (c. 1466-1536).

VD16, J-968.


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