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Gisbert CUPER Harpocrates sive Explicatio imaguncula argentae perantiquae, quae in figuram Har pocratis formata representat solem, ejusdem monumenta antiqua inedita... Accedit Stephani Le Moine Epistola de Melanophoris

Gisbert CUPER

Harpocrates sive Explicatio imaguncula argentae perantiquae, quae in figuram Har pocratis formata representat solem, ejusdem monumenta antiqua inedita... Accedit Stephani Le Moine Epistola de Melanophoris

Apud Franciscum Halma, Trajecti ad. Rhenum (Utrecht) 1687, in-4 (16x21cm), (8) 294pp. (14), relié.


Second edition, illustrated with 6 folding plates and 43 vignettes in text; as a frontispiece signed and dated in the plate: Joh. van der Avele invention and fecit. Title page in red and black. This edition is enhanced with a letter of Etienne Le Moyne; this text has a half-title and the second text: Monumenta Antiqua. Edition well printed on good paper, decorated header, cul-de-lamp ... Brand of the printer on the title page, with the motto, Vivitur Ingenio. Full Velin rigid time. Smooth back with respect to the black pen (elegantly manuscript) and library number 5870. Bel copy. The first text is a study of Harpocrates, God of silence in Greek mythology, a legacy of God Horus Egyptian mythology, we find in Roman mythology as the divinity of a mystery cult. Cuper studies and interprets its iconology. In the second article, the author examines various inscriptions in leading his reflection on the various cults Hercules, Diane ... Gisbert Cuper was a Dutch politician, mayor of Deventer, his passion for archeology was a scholar, and his tasteful as his research are a precursor to art history and Winckelmann. Many Greek and Hebrew quotations in the texts. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

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