Middle East's Mythology of 16th century. GIRALDI.

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Middle East's Mythology of 16th century. GIRALDI.
 Middle East's Mythology of 16th century. GIRALDI, Lilio Gregorio. De deis gentium uaria & multiplex historia, libris siue syntagmatibus 17 comprehensa: in qua simul de eorum imaginibus & cognominibus agitur, plurimaque etiam hactenus multis ignota explicantur, & pleraque clarius tractantur: Lilio Gregorio Gyraldo Ferrariensi auctore. (In fine Basileae, ex officina Iacobi Parci, sumptibus Ioannis Oporini, 1560 mense Augusto)

Small Folio, mm 312x195, quarter leather beginning of XIXth century, gilt title on the spine; Pp. 31, 5, 536, 26 of Index, 1 bl.; Printer's device, illustrated initials; Latin and Greek type. Sign of humidity on the upper margin of the work, good copy.

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A beautiful edition of this treatise on mythology, where the author analyzes the etymology of gods and heroes. The author has made a great synthesis of myths from the Hebrew scriptures, Egyptian hieroglyphics to myths and legends from Syria, Caldaiche and Persiane, using Isidore sources from Seville, Lattanzio, Cappella and other classical authors. The work is offered with a valid export license.
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