Editions: Heinsius (Leiden, 1630); Fischer (Leipzig, 1783) ï¿½ in Aldine Edition of Apuleius (Venice, 1521; Paris, 1532); Fell (Oxford, 1667).
The great Aldine Press made an important contribution to the work, by editiones principes of Hippocrates and Galen in the original.
The original MS. has vanished; but the "copy" supplied to the printers of the Aldine text was discovered by Mr. E.
Grosart in 1874, this edition of the Poetical works being reproduced in the "Aldine edition" in 1876.
But in 1513 Froben, who had just reprinted the Aldine Adagia, acquired through a bookseller-agent Erasmus' amended copy which had been destined for Badius.
In producing Plato, Athenaeus and Aristophanes, the scholar-printer was largely aided by Musurus, who also edited the Aldine Pausanias (1516) and the Etymologicum printed in Venice by another Greek immigrant, Callierges (1499) The Revival of Learning in Italy ends with the sack of Rome (1527).
Erasmus issued new editions in 1519, 1522, 1527 and 1535, and the Aldine Greek Testament, printed at Venice in 1518, is a reproduction of the first edition.
The Aldine (Venice, 1516) was unfortunately based on a very corrupt MS. The first substantial improvements in the text were due to Casaubon (Geneva, 1587; Paris, 1620), whose text remained the basis of subsequent editions till that of Coraes (Paris, 1815-1819), who removed many corruptions.
MANUTIUS, the Latin name of an Italian family (Mannucci, Manuzio), famous in the history of printing as organizers of the Aldine press.
Teobaldo Mannucci, better known as Aldo Manuzio, the founder of the Aldine press, was born in 1450 at Sermoneta in the Papal States.
Nor was the Aldine press idle in regard to Latin and Italian classics.
Therefore Aldo's marriage combined two important publishing firms. Henceforth the names Aldus and Asolanus were associated on the title pages of the Aldine publications; and after Aldo's death in 1515, Andrea and his two sons carried on the business during the minority of Aldo's children.
After this event his grandfather and two uncles, the three Asolani, carried on the Aldine press, while Paolo prosecuted his early studies at Venice.
Aldo remained at Venice, studying literature and superintending the Aldine press.
The Aldine press continued through this period to issue books, but none of signal merit; and in 1585 Aldo determined to quit his native city for Bologna, where he occupied the chair of eloquence for a few months.
In 1597 he died, leaving children, but none who cared or had capacity to carry on the Aldine press.
Aldo himself, though a precocious student, a scholar of no mean ability, and a publisher of some distinction, was the least remarkable of the three men who gave books to the public under the old Aldine ensign.
Editio princeps, Aldine, 1524; Casaubon, 1597-1600; Schweighauser, 1801-1807; Dindorf, 1827; Meineke, 1859-1867; Kaibel, 1887-1890; English translation by Yonge in Bohn's Classical Library.
Several of Alexander's works were published in the Aldine edition of Aristotle, Venice, 1495-1498; his De Fato and De Anima were printed along with the works of Themistius at Venice (1534); the former work, which has been translated into Latin by Grotius and also by Schulthess, was edited by J.
The editio princeps of Homer, published at Florence in 1488, by Demetrius Chalcondylas, and the Aldine editions of 1504 and 1517, have still some value beyond that of curiosity.
ALDINE PRESS, the printing office started by Aldus Manutius at the end of the 15th century in Venice, from which were issued the celebrated Aldine editions of the classics of that time.
Among the other MSS., some of the most important are-Marcianus 416 F, of the 10th (or 11th) century, the basis of the Aldine edition; Augustanus I.
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sixteenth century editions, most from the Aldine press, which were given by Fox.
(Venice, 1 543); Trojanus Curtius published the two books on Floating Bodies in 1565 after Tartaglia's death; Frederic Cornmandine edited the Aldine edition of 1558, 4to, which contains Circuli Dimensio, De Lineis Spiralibus, Quadratura Paraboles, De Conoidibus et Spheroidibus, and De numero Arenae; and in 1565 the same mathematician published the two books De its quae vehuntur in aqua.
Editions: Heinsius (Leiden, 1630); Fischer (Leipzig, 1783) Ã¯¿½ in Aldine Edition of Apuleius (Venice, 1521; Paris, 1532); Fell (Oxford, 1667).
See Renouard's Annales de l'imprimerie des Aides (Paris, 1834); Didot's Aide Manuce (Paris, 1873); Omont's Catalogue of Aldine publications (Paris, 1892).
(See Manutius.) The Aldine Press is famous in the history of typography, among other things, for the introduction of italics.
The College still holds a string of early sixteenth century editions, most from the Aldine press, which were given by Fox.
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