Poiēseis Homērou amphō, ēte Ilias kai ē Odysseia, upo te Iakōbou tou Mikyllou kai Iōacheimou Kamerariou spoudaiōs pros tēn nyni ekdosin paraskeuastheisai (title romanized). Opus utrumque Homeri Iliados et Odysseae, diligenti opera Iacobi Micylli & Ioachimi Camerarii recognitum. Prophyrio [sic] philosophou Homērika zētēmata. Tou autou Porphyriou Peri tou en Odysseia tōn nymphōn antrou (title romanized). Porphyrii philosophi Homericarum quæstionum liber. Eiusdem De nympharum antro in Odyssæa opusculum ...

Homer [Browse]
Uniform title
Ancient Greek (to 1453)
[Basileae, Apud J. Hervagium, 1541]
2 v. in 1. 28 cm. (fol.)


Former owner
Rare books genre
  • Colophon (v. 2): In officina Heruagiana. Anno. M.D.XLI.
  • Collation, v. 1: 12 p.., 394 (i.e. 410) p., 1 .; v. 2: 237 (i.e. 307), [1] p.; numerous errors in paging.
  • Ligatures expanded.
  • Title vignette: Herwagen's device (Heitz 135); variant forms on verso of last leaf of each volume (Heitz 136, 137)
  • Vol. 2 has title: Homērou Odysseia meta Didimou tou galaiotatou exēgēsios (title romanized) Homeri Vlyssea una cum Didymi autoris antiquissimi interpretatione. [Herwagen's device (Heitz 134)] Basileae, Apud Io. Heruagium. Anno M.D.XLI.
  • Based on the edition of 1535.
  • Numerous errors in paging.
  • Princeton copy 1 in contemporary vellum, ruled and tooled in blind, with outer border on both covers made up of floral tools, inner border of strapwork patterns. Princeton copy 2 in contemporary vellum, ruled and tooled in blind, with outer border on both covers made up of faces of Spes, Fides, and Charitas, and with inner border made up of faces of Cicero, Ovid, Virgil, Julius Caesar, and Fides for good measure.
  • Princeton copy 2 in brown half-leather clamshell box with undyed linen sides.
  • Princeton copy 1 has bookplate of A. Trendelenburg.
  • Princeton copy 2 is heavily annotated throughout in Greek and Latin by Martin Crusius; other former owners include Wolfgang Philip Anton Werther, Johann Michael Moscherosch, and Johann Christoph, Baron von Bartenstein; laid in at front is an extra leaf that is covered with Crusius's notes and also contains a woodcut of the arms of the Werther family; Crusius notes that these are the arms of Wolfgang Philip Anton Werther, one of his students in 1548.
Source acquisition
Princeton copy 2 the Crusius copy, is the gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Athanassiades, Princeton Class of 1961, in honor of the 20th anniversary of the university's Program in Hellenic Studies, with additional funding from the Friends of the Princeton University Library. This copy sold to the Library by H.P. Kraus in February, 2000.
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