Six editions of classical works
A selection of six editions of classical works, three Greek and three Latin
TERENCE, Comedies (Strasbourg, 1503)(Provenance:Phillips, 1838)
Latin text with Donatus' commentary. On the left-hand page, the end of Andria and the Argumentum of Eunuchus, with a woodcut of Calliopus. On the right, a woodcut of the characters of Eunuchus. The lines indicate the relationships between them: Chremes (bottom left) to his daughter Pamphila (lower centre), Pamphila to Therea [Chaerea] (top right), Thais (top left) to both T[h]raso (bottom right) and Phaedria (upper right centre).
HORACE, Complete Works (Paris, 1528)(Provenance:Phillips, 1838)
Text with Latin commentaries of [Pseudo- ]Acron and Porphyrion. In the Odes, each poem is headed by a brief explanation of its content and the name of the metre.
EUSTATHIUS, Commentary on Homer's Iliad, Vol. I (Florence, 1730)(Provenance: Phillips, 1849)
The three volumes of this work were published in 1730, 1732 and 1735, dedicated to Grand Duke John Gaston of Tuscany, Pope Clement XII and King Louis XV of France respectively. The Greek text has a Latin translation and Latin commentary.
ARISTOPHANES, Comedies (Amsterdam, 1710)(Provenance: Bishop Burgess bequest)
Greek text, Latin translation and Greek scholia. On the left-hand page, the end of Acharnians, and on the right, the Argumentum and Dramatis Personae at the start of Wasps.
CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS, Vol. I (Paris, 1685) (Provenace: Phillips, 1849)
In this two-volume Delphin Classic edition, Catullus and Tibullus are in Vol. I and Propertius in Vol. II. On the left-hand page, Orion and the Dolphin below the coat of arms of the Dauphin ['Dolphin'] of France (Louis, 'Le Grand Dauphin', 1661-1711); the whole Delphin series was dedicated to him. On the right, the title page for Catullus. Each Catullus poem has the Latin text, a Latin prose 'interpretatio' and Latin commentary.
PINDAR, Odes ([Wittemberg), 1616) (Provenance: Phillips, 1837)
Each ode has a structural analysis, a metrical analysis, the Greek text, a Latin translation and a Latin commentary.