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EPISTOLA AD ANDREAM COLVIUM ... (1644)

EPISTOLA AD ANDREAM COLVIUM ... (1644) (Used)

by Salmasius, Claudius

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Binding: Vellum

Book ID: 18002, 18002

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EPISTOLA AD ANDREAM COLVIUM SUPER CAP. XI. PRIMAE AD CORINTH. EPIST. DE CAESARIE VIRORUM ET MULIERUM COMA. LUGD. BATAVOR., EX OFFICINA ELZEVIRIORUM, 1644. (Willems 580) Title page rubricated with woodcut printer's device (hermit). Text complete. 747 pages. "Salmasius (Saumaise) offers this rather learned contribution to the controversy about the right way to dress the hair of men and women. Long or short? The discussion covers hair in folklore and the bible, etc. The author offers the more tolerant view. Saumaise was a learned man born in 1588 or 1596) in Burgundy. He became an editor of learned works in Germany and was well-known as a classical scholar who is remembered for his Defensio Regia pro Carolo I (1649) which occasioned a response from Milton. He is best remembered for his publication of Casaubon's notes on Augustan History with many of his own original commentaries."

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