Ponce de León. Tou Hagiou Patros hemon Epiphaniou, episkopou Konstanteias Kyprou, Peri ton physiologon; Ad physiologum; In die festo palmarum sermo. 1587.

 

Tou Hagiou Patros hemon Epiphaniou, episkopou Konstanteias Kyprou, Peri ton physiologon; tou autou Eis ta baia logos. Sancti patris nostri Epiphanii, Episcopi Constantiae Cypri, Ad physiologum; Eiusdem In die festo palmarum sermo (1587)

Author: Epiphanius, Saint, Bishop of Constantia in Cyprus, ca. 310-403; Ponce de León, Gonzalo, b. 1530; Epiphanius, Saint, Bp. of Constantia in Cyprus. Eis ta baia logos. Latin & Greek
Subject: Zoology
Publisher: Romae, Apud Zannettum et Ruffinellum
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: Latin; Ancient Greek
Call number: 29620
Digitizing sponsor: Sloan Foundation
Book contributor: Research Library, The Getty Research Institute
Collection: getty; americana
Notes: No table of contents. Irregular pagination. Misprinted page numbers and/or pages bound out of order. Foxing. Narrow margins. Gutter included to avoid cropping text.

Description

The 2nd-century Physiologus was wrongly attributed to Epiphanius. It served as a source for emblem writers; see Praz

Zanetti-Ruffinelli device on t.-p. (flower). Engraved port. of Epiphanius, b4v; according to the engraved legend beneath, it was copied by Joannes Adolus from an image in the Sula monastery, Constantinople. Woodcut ill. of animals, insects, birds. Head- and tail-pieces. Initials

Mortimer, R. Italian 16th-cent.

Praz, M. Emblem books

In Getty copy, a second impression of gathering O is bound in after N

Binding: later vellum. Page edges mottled red

Mounted above center of front paste down is label of Hans W. Taeuber

Ponce de León. Tou Hagiou Patros hemon Epiphaniou, episkopou Konstanteias Kyprou, Peri ton physiologon; Ad …

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