Photiou Patriarchou Konstantinou-poleos Epistolai = Photii Sanctissimi Patriarchæ Constantinopolitani Epistolæ. Saint Photius I, Patriarch of Constantinople.

Photiou Patriarchou Konstantinou-poleos Epistolai = Photii Sanctissimi Patriarchæ Constantinopolitani Epistolæ

London: Robert Daniel, 1651. First edition. leather_bound. 393 pages, plus (5 leaves: Index Rerum & Verborum & Index Scripturarum). 32 x 21 cm. Translated and edited by Richard Montague. Parallel text in Latin and Greek. He is recognized in the Eastern Orthodox Church as St. Photios the Great, viewed as the most important intellectual of his time – "the leading light of the ninth-century renaissance," and a central figure in both the conversion of the Slavs to Christianity. Considered by some scholars as only one of many Byzantine scholars of Armenian descent. Text generally clean and fresh. Armorial bookplate, hinges cracked but firm, woodcut device on title, leaf Ddd browned, minor marginal worming not affecting text, errata. BRUNET Vol. IV, p.623. WING P2136. Contemporary Cambridge style full brown calf lacking spine label. Very good. Item #21700

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