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On the most ancient wisdom of the Italians : drawn out from the origins of the Latin language

Author: Giambattista Vico
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume comprises a new critical edition and translation of Giambattista Vico's challenging and provoking early work On the Most Ancient Wisdom of the Italians. The Latin edition faithfully reproduces Vico's original 1710 text as first printed; it is accompanied by Jason Taylor's complete, accurate, and highly readable English translation.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giambattista Vico
ISBN: 9780300136913 0300136919
OCLC Number: 1037782831
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Description: xxiv, 143 pages ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: De antiquissima Italorum sapientia.
Responsibility: Giambattista Vico ; translated by Jason Taylor ; with an introduction by Robert Miner.

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