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Odae (Odes)

Anacreontis teij odae (Odes by Anacreon of Teos)

Author Anacreon (6th century B.C.E.), Translator Henri Estienne (French, 1531–1598)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet I, 250


Overall: 18.5 x 12.3 x 1.5 cm (7 5/16 x 4 13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed book, unillustrated

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Henri Estienne, 1554) Quarto; 60 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped calf (rebacked).

Paris: Henri Estienne, 1554


François Rasse des Neux, Paris (about 1525-1587); J. Fabricius; old inscription on title "JA e feure"; British Museum, sold as duplicate 1804; inscription on leaf before title "[monogram W] Buxetum MDCCCXXI"; Horatio Greenough Curtis (1844-1922; inscription front flyleaf "H.G.C. 15/4/90/8"); his widow, by whom given to MFA, April 1925.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis