Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Library. Horapollo. Hieroglyphs

Title: Hieroglyphika Ori Apollinis = Horapollo's Hieroglyphs
Hōrou Apollōnos neilōou Hieroglyphika. Ori Apollinis niliaci, De sacris notis & sculpturis libri duo
Author: Horapollo (Wikipedia)
Edition: 1551, with engravings reproduced from French edition of 1543
Online Source: Hathi Trust

There are many editions of the hieroglyphs of Horapollo, and I thought this was a very nicely illustrated edition. It has both Greek and Latin texts. Here are just a few of the engravings: gorgeous!

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