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De Ismeniae et Ismenes Amoribus […] — Paris 1617


Ἐυσταθίoυ Ὑσμινίαν καὶ Ὑσμίνην δρα̑μα. De Ismeniae et Ismenes Amoribus, Libri XI. Gilbertus de Gaulminus Molinensis primus Graece edidit, & Latine vertit. — Paris, sumptibus Hieronymi Drouart, 1617.


Editio princeps

8vo. (1) leaf, 447 pp. Title with woodcut printer’s device, R2 with later ink marginalia, water-stained in lower quarter of leaves. 18th century vellum. Greek text and Latin translation on opposite pages. – Hoffmann II, 115. The edition was reprinted with additional preliminaries and notes by Gaulminus in 1618.

First edition of the original Greek, preceded by translations into French, Italian and German. One of only four Byzantine Greek novels that survive and the only one in prose.