Aldus Manutius exhibition in New York

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Aldus Manutius exhibition in New York

Post by cwconrad » February 26th, 2015, 10:06 am

The New York Times has an article with accompanying slide show on the Grolier Society's exhibition of printed works from the 16th century Venetian printer Aldus Manutius. Included in the slide show is a view of the first printed edition of the LXX. The lead-in to this fascinating item from the Times' front page is "The Earliest Roots of the Paperback". ... pe=article
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οὔτοι ἀπ’ ἀρχῆς πάντα θεοὶ θνητοῖς ὑπέδειξαν,
ἀλλὰ χρόνῳ ζητέοντες ἐφευρίσκουσιν ἄμεινον. (Xenophanes, Fragment 16)

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University (Retired)

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