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1707 - Iamblichus - Life of Pythagoras- Greek & Latin

1707 - Iamblichus - Life of Pythagoras- Greek & Latin


The theurgists and philosopher Iamblichus gives us our greatest peek into the mysterious life of the mathematician, philosopher and mystic Pythagoras.  This lovely volume is in fantastic shape despite being over 300 years old.  Includes facing Latin and Greek text - postively lovely!


Jamblichi Chalcidensis, ex Coele-Syria, De vita Pythagorica liber, Graece & Latine; ex codice MS a quamplurimis mendis, quibus Editio Arceriana scatebat, purgatus, notisque perpetuis illustratus a Ludolpho Kustero. Versionem Latinam, Graeco textui adjunctam, confecit Vir Illustiris Ulricus Obrechtus. Accedit Malchus, sive Porphyrius, De vita Pythagorae, cum notis Lucae Holstenii & Conradi Rittershusii, itemque Anonymus apud Photium De vita Pythagorae.


FULL CALF WITH ORNATE GOLD DETAIL ON SPINE, FEW MARKS OR MARGINALIA Frontispiece, engraved by J. Mulder, of 'Pythagorês Samiôn', with a portrait of a seated Pythagoras, after a coin of Fulvius Ursinus. Title in red & black. Small woodcut floral ornament on the title.Text in 2 colums, Greek and Latin Juxtaposed, at the bottom of the page the notes. 

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