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‘vivitur in genio’, Metaxis discovered Gisbert Cuper and the re)discovery of Harpocrates

  388J  Gisbert Cuper. 1644-1716 Gisb. Cuperi Harpocrates, Sive Explicatio imaguncluæ argenteæ perantiquæ; quæ in figuram Harpocratis formata representat Solem. Ejusdem Monumenta Antiqua Inedita. Multi Auctorum loci, multæ Inscriptiones, Marmora, Nummi, Gemmæ, varii ritus, & Antiquitates in utroque Opusculo emendantur... Continue Reading →

‘vivitur in genio’, Metaxis discovered Gisbert Cuper and the re)discovery of Harpocrates

  388J  Gisbert Cuper. 1644-1716 Gisb. Cuperi Harpocrates, Sive Explicatio imaguncluæ argenteæ perantiquæ; quæ in figuram Harpocratis formata representat Solem. Ejusdem Monumenta Antiqua Inedita. Multi Auctorum loci, multæ Inscriptiones, Marmora, Nummi, Gemmæ, varii ritus, & Antiquitates in utroque Opusculo emendantur... Continue Reading →

A most satisfying book: Boethius ,a Consolation of Philosophy

Boetius de philosophico consolatu, siue, De consolatio[n]e philosophi[a]e Edward Gibbon  in The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire  stated that  A consolation of Philosophy  is  "A golden volume not unworthy of the leisure of Plato or... Continue Reading →

A most satisfying book: Boethius ,a Consolation of Philosophy

Boetius de philosophico consolatu, siue, De consolatio[n]e philosophi[a]e Edward Gibbon  in The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire  stated that  A consolation of Philosophy  is  "A golden volume not unworthy of the leisure of Plato or... Continue Reading →

In the Name of Aristotle

Some Books just look old, really old and really used, it could be a genre of its own. Sometimes it can tell us a lot about the book, how it was read, even how it was marketed and sold. Today's... Continue Reading →

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