Pindari Carmina

Pindar's Victory Odes, with Lexicon. Greek and Latin text.


Pindar, edited by Henry Huntingford


T Cadell et al, London, 1821
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Printing Details

Revised edition. Full leather binding, marbled edges, gilt ruling to spine but lacking the title label. 22 × 14cm, 26 + 540pp, Lexicon unpaginated but c250pp printed in double colums. Main text in Greek, notes and introductions etc in Latin.

Full title: Pindari Carmina Juxta Exemplar Heynianum Quibus Accesserunt Notae Heynianae, (Interpositis Quibusdam Benedictinus); Paraphrasis Benedictina; Et Lexicon Pindaricum Ex Integro Dammii Etymologico Excerptum, et Justa Serie Dispositum.

Pindar's four Victory Odes (Olympic, Pythian, Nemean and Isthmian, name after the games), which celebrate the victories at the Panhellenic games. Each verse in printed in Greek with the notes being in Latin. The editor, Henry Huntingford (1787–1867) was an English clergyman and writer.


A good copy. The leather is quite well-worn, with scuffing and bumping and a small segment of loss from the head of the spine. The inner binding is secure, the pages foxed to the prelims, title etc, but the main body of text clean of age-toned. This copy has the bookplate of John Hopton of Canon Frome in Herefordshire.

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