[Greek] MEtaphtrasis tou Psalteros... Interpretatio psalmorum versibus heroicis.
APOLLINARIS, Bp. of Laodicaea, (1580.)
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8vo (165 x 100mm) , 199p., Greek Letter, 19th century violet grained morocco, gilt spine, a few marginal worm holes
Paris: Jean Bienné,
Originally published in 1552, this is the second edition, sometimes found with a Latin version (but different pagination). In addition to the life of Apollinaris from the Suda, there is a short preface by Nicolaus Goulu (1530-1601) and at the end (pp. 193-199) various paraphrases also in hexameter verse of the Magnificat, the song of Zacharias, the Nunc Dimittis, and (pp. 195-199) a hymn to Christ, all from his pen. He succeeded his father-in-law Dorat as professor at the collège royal.
Hoffmann I, 198.
Provenance: M. Duduit, 1692. On the verso of the title are written instructions to the binder -maroquin violet/apollinarii/psalmi/graeci
Stock Code: 41576