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Author: BUCHANAN (GEORGE):
Title: Georgii Buchanani Scoti poetarum sui seculi facile principis, Paraphrasis Psalmorum Davidis poetica. Ad optimam editionem Thomæ Ruddimanni, A.M. summo studio recognita et castigata. Præmissa est accuratior quam antehac carminum explicatio.
Description: Glasguae: In Aedibus Academicis, Excudbat Jacobus Mundell...; Edinburghi: Prostant apud J. Dickson..., 1797. 12mo (in 6s), 139 x 83 mms, pp. xiv, 234, contemporary sheepskin; binding a bit worn. The Latin scholar and historian George Buchanan (1506 - 1582) began translating or paraphrasing the Psalms as early as 1650, and an edition was published in 1568. Thomas Ruddiman (1674–1757) published an edition of Buchanan's works, and an edition of the psalms appeared separately in 1716.
Keywords: psalms translation literature
Price: GBP 275.00 = appr. US$ 392.70 Seller: John Price Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 8046
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