Odysseia. Batrachomuomachia. Hymnoi. 32 : ētōn aytōn poly plokos anagnōsis.

Homer [Browse]
Uniform title
Ancient Greek (to 1453)
En Argentoratō [Strasbourg] : Para Bolphiō tō Kephalaiō. Etei tēs sōtērias ēmōn. a ph k e. Mēni elaphēbōliōni, anno MDXXV [1525]
251, [61] leaves ; 16 cm (8vo)


Former owner
Library of Congress genre(s)
  • Title romanized from Greek.
  • Edited by Johann Lonitzer. Consult Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachbereich erschienenen Drucke des XVI. Jahrhunderts: VD 16.
  • Place of publication and publisher from colophon (leaf [4] recto at end).
  • Dedicated to Philipp Melanchthon.
  • Signatures: a-z⁸ A-I⁸ 2a-2g⁸.
  • Title within decorative woodcut border; printer's device.
  • "Omērou bios" by Herodotus: leaves [7]-[61] at end.
  • Princeton copy 1: Manuscript note, dated 4 May 1846, recording an analysis of the annotations by Antonio Panizzi and others at the British Museum laid in at end of the volume.
Binding note
Princeton copy 1: Contemporary German blind-tooled calf, boards with concentric panels decorated with floral design rolls; later morocco label with gold-stamped author and title on spine, titled in contemporary manuscript in Greek on fore-edge.
Princeton copy 1: From the library of Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560), with his numerous marginal annotations and underlinings in black and red ink throughout the volume; ownership inscription "Sum Joan [...] partially cancelled on title page; later in the possession of George Granville, 2nd Duke of Sutherland (1786-1861)( inscription on front endpaper recording purchase from Pickering in May 1846).
  • Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries, H746
  • Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachbereich erschienenen Drucke des XVI. Jahrhunderts: VD 16, entry H 4692
Other format(s)
Also available online via Bayerische StaatsBibliothek digital and Münchener Digitalisierungszentrum Digitale Bibliothek.
Place name(s)
France Strasbourg.
Other title(s)
  • Batrachomyomachia
  • Hymnoi lb
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