IULIAN'S ANTI-CONSTANTINE SATIRE. IULIANUS, FLAVIUS CLAUDIUS. [Ioulianou Autokratoros Peri Kaisaron logos = title in greek]. Iuliani Imperatoris De Caesaribus sermo. C. Cantoclari I.C. & in supremo senatu causarum patroni, studio atque opera in lucem nunc primum editus, et ab eodem Latinus factus. Parisis, apud Dionysium vallensem, 1577.
8vo. 17,5 x 11 cm. (4), 53, (1) leaves.
Later (late 18th century) calf with gilt spine and gilt-framed boards. Spine slightly worn, it and boards with faint stains. Rusthole in margin of leaf 1, rust-stains in margins of adjacent leaves.
Editio princeps. Greek text followed by Latin translation and comments.
Translated by Charles de Chantecler (dead 1562) and edited by Denis Duval (1536-1619).
Iulian "the Apostate" wrote this satire in the year 362. It describes a competition between Roman emperors as to who was the best, and the christian Constantine doesn't fare too well.
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