1505 Quintus

The editio princeps (first ever printing) of Smyrnaeus Quintus' Posthomerica, which is his own epic sequel – that is, fanfiction – to Homer's Iliad. The text dates from the 4th century. The Aldine Dolphin & Anchor device appears on the title page and on p. 354.

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QUINTUS: Smyrnaeus
Short-title (Latin): 
Derelictorum ab Homero libri quatuordecim
Short-title (Greek): 
Παραλειπομένων Ὁμήρου, βιβλία τεσσαρεσκαίδεκα.