Vol. 2 only, folio, contemporary vellum binding with tan gilt-lettered label to spine, raised bands, linear-geometric embossed ornamentation to boards, pp. [2 blank + 4], 362, 163, , including: half title; title page; “Joannis Zonarae Annales” [from book 13]; “Chronologia”; “Synopsis Annalium”; half title to “Notae”; “Notae Historicae”; “De Hebdomo Constantinopolitano Disquisitio Topographica”; “Additamenta ad Constantinopolim Christianam”; indexes; with elaborate copper-engraved royal printer’s colophon to title page and allegorical ornamentation throughout volume. Binding bumped and worn, label slightly chipped with no loss of text, outer pages/pastedowns worn and with some signs of damp damage to corners of outer pages only; otherwise very good with tight, bright pages. Joannes (John) Zonaras was a Byzantine chronicler and theologian who lived in Constantinople. He is best known for his eighteen-book, totalizing history from the creation of the world to the death of Emperor Alexios I Komnenos, under whom he served as head justice and private secretary. Listed here is the second volume, containing books thirteen to eighteen, of the edition published in Paris in 1686-7. This edition was published under the auspices of Louis XIV as a major philological and publishing enterprise compiling and redacting all the histories of the Byzantine Empire, an undertaking that went by the all-encompassing title of Corpus bizantinae historiae, and had begun in 1645 under the direction of the Jesuit scholar Philippe Labbe. Text in Medieval Greek and Latin.
ZONARAS, Joannes [John]; DU FRESNE [DU CANGE], Charles (ed.)., Joannis Zonarae monachi magni antea vigilum praefecti, et prima a secretis Annales. Carolus Du Fresne, Dom. Du Cange […] Wolfianam editionem cum scriptis codicibus contulit: Latinam versionem recensuit annales notis illustravit [VOLUME 2]., Typographia Regia (Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy), 1687
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