The history of the library in Western civilization / Konstantinos Sp. Staikos ; translated by Timothy Cullen
- Staikos, K.
- Uniform Title:
- Historia tēs vivliothēkēs ston Dytiko politismo. English
- New Castle, Del. : Oak Knoll Press ; 't-Goy-Houten, Netherlands : HES & De Graaf Publishers ; Athens, Greece : Kotinos Publications, 2004-2012.
- 1st English ed.
- Physical Description:
- 5 volumes : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 30 cm
- 1. From Minos to Cleopatra : the Greek world from the Minoans' archival libraries to the universal library of the Ptolemies -- 2. From Cicero to Hadrian : the Roman world from the beginnings of Latin literature to the monumental and private libraries of the Empire -- 3. From Constantine the Great to Cardinal Bessarion : imperial, monastic, school and private libraries in the Byzantine world -- 4. From Cassiodorus to Furnival : classical and Christian letters, schools and libraries in the monasteries and universities, Western book centres -- 5. From Petrarch to Michelangelo : the revival of the study of the classics and the first humanistic libraries printing in the service of the world of books and monumental libraries.
- 1584561149 (USA : v. 1), 9781584561149 (USA : v. 1), 906194239X (Europe : v. 1), 9789061942399 (Europe : v. 1), 1584561483 (USA : v. 2), 9781584561484 (USA : v. 2), 9061943493 (Europe : v. 2), 9789061943495 (Europe : v. 2), 9781584561491 (USA : v. 3), 1584561491 (USA : v. 3), 9789061944591 (Europe : v. 3), 9061944597 (Europe : v. 3), 9781584561811 (USA : v. 4), 1584561815 (USA : v. 4), 9789061942900 (Europe : v. 4), 906194290X (Europe : v. 4), 9781584561828 (USA : v. 5), 1584561823 (USA : v. 5), 9789061943204 (Europe : v. 5), and 9061943205 (Europe : v. 5)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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