Warsaw/Krakow: J. Mortkowicza, 1927. First edition. Softcover. Small quartos. Vol.1: (x) 302pp . Vol.2: 306pp. . Beige printed wrappers with black lettering on the covers and spines. Pages uncut and unopened. A comprehensive study of the history and relationship between Hellenism and Judaism, which came into contact with each other during the time between the fourth and first centuries BCE. The works examines the interesting interaction of Greek thought, culture, philosophy and religion with the tenets of Jewish philosophy, religion, and culture, and their influences on one another.
Text in Polish.
Wrappers with some minor chipping, closed tears and creasing to the edges. Age toning to the edges of pages throughout. Name of a previous owner in ink on the title page of the first volume as well as the first page of the second volume. Book blocks tight. The books edges are not trimmed and unopened at the top. Wrappers in very good, interior in near fine condition overall. vg to near fine. Item #47135
*Tadeusz Stefan Zieliński (1859-1944) was a leading Polish Classical historian, philologist, translator and academic. Much of his work concentrated on classical Greek culture, philosophy and religion. He is best known for his investigation of the prose rhythm of Cicero, published in 1904. He published numerous works on these subjects in Polish, Russian and German.