Miscellaneous manuscripts, [ca. 1530].


Miscellaneous manuscripts, [ca. 1530].

Five epigrams of Ammianus, Lucullus, Lucilius, and Ausonius, seemingly translated from the Greek by Luscinius, with the overall title Epigrammata quedam auditu jucunda de pigmeis vel nanis. Written on verso of printed broadside, on which is printed part of a German poem by Johann Setzer from ca. 1523-1532. The epigrams are about 4-5 lines each, and feature jokes about dwarves and pygmies.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7111801

University of Pennsylvania Library

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Lucilius, Gaius, approximately 180 B.C.-approximately 102 B.C.

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Ammianus Marcellinus.

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Luscinius, Ottmar, 1487-1537

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Lucullus, approximately 117 B.C.-approximately 56 B.C.

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Ausonius, Decimus Magnus

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