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Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Iesu Obeliscus Pamphilius: Hoc Est, Interpretatio Noua & Hucusque Intentata Obelisci Hieroglyphici Quem Non Ita Pridem Ex Veteri Hippodromo Antonini Caracallae Caesaris, in Agonale Forum Transtulit, Integritati Restituit, & in Vrbis Aeternae Ornamentum Erexit Innocentius X, Pont. Max. In Quo Post Varia Aegyptiacae, Chaldaicae, Hebraicae, Graecanicae Antiquitatis, Doctrinaeque Quà Sacrae, Quà Profanae Monumenta, Veterum Tandem Theologia, Hieroglyphicis Inuoluta Symbolis, Detecta È Tenebris in Lucem Asseritur

Kircher, Athanasius; Innocent X, Pope
Format
Book; Online; EBook
Published
Romae : Typis Ludouici Grignani, anno Iubilei MDCL [1650]
Language
Latin
Uniform Title
Obeliscus Pamphilius
Description
[64], 560 [i.e. 558], [30] p., [3] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., port. ; 33 cm. (fol.)
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
  • Includes index.
  • Armorial bookplate and printed shelfmark label on front paste-down; an engraved plate bearing a coat of arms has been added preceeding the frontispiece bearing the motto "Enatent aut evolent" and signed: "R. Collin Chalcogr. Reg. fecit Bruxellae 1680".
  • Bound in full vellum with the armorial device of the Society of Writers to the Signet gilt-tooled at center of front and rear boards.
  • Imperfect copy; missing pages 291-294 (contains one engraved ill.) and in its place a duplicate of pages 107-110 has been been inserted.
  • Text includes excerpts in Hebrew, Arabic and Greek.
  • Numerous woodcuts of hieroglyphics in text.
  • Errors in pagination: Pages 319, 342, 343, and 520 are misnumbered 317, 344, 345, and 510, respectively; page numbers 332-33 are omitted.
  • Title vignette (Papal coat of arms); printer's device (final leaf recto); head- and tail-pieces; initials.
  • Plate on folded leaf (unfolded dimensions 74 x 44 cm) shows each face of the obelisk separately; in the center is a smaller drawing of the obelisk partially in the round, surmounted by angels bearing a medal of Pope Innocent X and his coat of arms.
  • Engraved portrait of Innocent X (plate) bound following the title page.
  • Engraved frontispiece signed: "Io: Ang: Caninius Rom: inuentor et del. C. Bloemaert sculp.".
  • Signatures: a-h A-3Z 4A-4D 4E².
Cited in
Backer-Sommervogel, 4:1052.
BL Italian, 17th cent., p. 462
McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois, K6
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