Appianou Alexandreōs Rōmaika. = Appiani Alexandrini Rom. historiarum, Punica, siue Carthaginiensis, Parthica, Iberica, Syriaca, Mithridatica, Annibalica, Celticae & Illyricae fragmenta quaedam. Item, De bellis ciuilibus libri V. / Henr. Steph. annotationes in quasdam Appiani historias, & in conciones per totum opus sparsas.
Appianus of Alexandria (95-c.165)
Place of origin
Blickling Hall, Norfolk (Accredited Museum)
, X, , 767, , 72,  p. ; fol. Running number: 4842. Provenance: manuscript former shelfmark on front pastedown: "B4.4". Two manuscript inscriptions on front fly-leaf, one crossed-out, the other beginning "Sum" has been erased. In Blickling's card catalogue ownership of this book has been attributed to John Denne (1693-1767); antiquarian and Anglican clergymen, Vicar of St Leonard's Shoreditch from 1723 to 1728; Prebendary of Rochester from 1731, historian of Rochester Cathedral, and collated Thomas Hearne's edition of the Textus Roffensis with the original in the cathedral (Oxford Dictionary of National Biography). However, there is no evidence of his ownership surviving in the book itself. Binding: seventeent-century plain vellum; yapp edges (cracked, partially missing). Manuscript spine title (faded). Light blue stained edges.
Makers and roles
Appianus of Alexandria (95-c.165), author Henri Estienne (1531-1598), editor