Lucanus, De bello civili ed. Pulmann (Plantin 1592), p. 004-005



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English: Page 4 and 5 of Lucan’s De bello civili (alias Pharsalia), edited by Theodor Pulmann (also Pulman or Poelmann), printed by the Officina Plantiniana (Plantin) and Johannes/Jan Moretus in Antwerp in 1592.
On the left page (4) the end of Pulmann’s foreword, a dedication letter to Nicolaus Rococcius. This foreword is dated (at the end) to 1564, the year of Pulmann’s 1st edition of Lucan’s poem, and treats the cruels of civil wars from ancient Rome to Pulmann’s own time. On the right side (5) begins a short biography (vita) of Lucan.
Deutsch: Seite 2 und 3 von Lucans Epos De bello civili (auch Pharsalia), herausgegeben von Theodor Pulmann (auch Pulman oder Poelmann), gedruckt von der Officina Plantiniana (Plantin) und Johannes/Jan Moretus in Antwerpen 1592.
Auf der linken Seite (4) endet Pulmanns Vorwort, ein Dedikationsbrief an Nicolaus Rococcius. Dieses Vorwort ist (am Ende) auf 1564 datiert, das Jahr von Pulmanns erster Lucan-Ausgabe, und behandelt die Schrecken der Bürgerkriege vom alten Rom bis zu Pulmanns eigener Zeit. Auf der rechten Seite (5) beginnt eine Kurzbiografie (vita) Lucans.
Date 1592 (book printed); 2010-04-11 (scanned)
Source Own work
Author Foreword by Theodor Pulmann (also Pulman or Poelmann). Book printed by the Officina Plantiniana (Plantin/Moretus), Antwerp. Scan by Aristeas
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