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[Druids] Frick, Commentatio de Druidis Occidentalium Populorum Philosophis Multo

Druids and Female Druids in 18th century Illustration – [Druids] Frick, Johann Georg / Albert Frick.

Commentatio de Druidis Occidentalium Populorum Philosophis Multo Quam Antea Auctior Ac Emendatior. Accedunt Opuscula Quaedam Rariora Historiam Et Antiquitates Druidarum Illustrantia Itemque Scriptorum De Iisdem Catalogus.

First and only edition in this form. Ulmae [Ulm], Daniel Bartholomaei et Filium, 1744. Small Quarto (19 cm x 22 cm). [XX], 226 pages plus the two rare copper engravings, depicting male and female Druids of old (Druides et Druidissae). The two plates with engravings were bound in the rear. Hardcover / Excellent, recent half-leather binding in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. The half-leather slightly stained but all in wonderful condition. The original bookblock uncut. A very rare and interesting publication on Druidism / Text in latin with some german elements.

Including the very rare section of Bibliography on early Druid writings: “Catalogus Scriptorum De Druidis”, which lists around 250 rare and forgotten publications on Druids, published in the 16th and 17th century. All listings in alphabetical order.

The publication includes:

1. Frickianum Commentationem Exhibens:
Caput I: De Druidarum nominibus praecipuis, origine, antiquitate, et sedibus primis in Britannia, tum etiam Gallia, Germaniaque
Caput II: De Druidarum philosophia
2. Petri [Pierre] Lescalopier: “Theologia veterum Gallorum denuo recusa″
3. Bulaeus, César-Egasse du Boulay’s “Historia vetervm Academiarvm Galliae Drvidicarvm″
4. Aegidius Bucherius’ (or Bucherus) “Belgio Romano – Veterum Belgarum Gallorumue sacerdotes et sacrificuli Druidae praesertim”
5. Paulus Merula, or Paul van Merle’s “Excerptum ex Paulii Merulae Cosmographia″
6. [Bibliography]: “Catalogus Scriptorum De Druidis”

[Referenzen: Siehe “Neue Zeitungen von gelehrten Sachen auf das Jahr 1744”, Band 42, Seite 738: Rezension zu der Publikation von Frick]

Das Werk verzeichnet im bibliographischen Teil Werke des 16., 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts von:

Pufendorf – Dissertat. de Druidis, Leipzig, 1650 /
Joh.Frid. Scharfius (p.p. Otto Rahn – Stetin) – De Gallorum Druidis /
Schurzfleisch, Conr. Sam. – Praeside, veterum instituta Druidum excutiet M. Elias Mart. Eyringius. Wittenberg, 1697 /
Toland, John – A Specimen of the critical History of the Celtic Religion and Learning – containing an account of the Druids, or the Priests and Judges, of the Vaids or the Diviners and Physicians and of the Bards or the Poets and Heralds of the antient Gauls, Britons, Irish and Scots – / etc.
Lagerloef, Petrus [Lagerloeffius] – Diatribe de Druidis, Uppsala, 1689 / etc.

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