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Homer.
Homērou kai Hēsiodou Agōn = Homeri et Hesiodi Certamen / Nunc Primùm Luce Donatum. Geneva: Excudebat Henr. Stephanus, 1573.
Call Number: (RARE) PA 4009 .Z7 1573
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Greek and Latin typefaces

This edition is a parody on Homer's original text, part of a long tradition of burlesques on classical texts. Note the liberal use of both Greek and Latin typefaces. The text contains some Hebrew as well.


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