The Phoenician History of Philo of Byblos. A Commentary
Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. xxix,(1),284pp. Indices. Plus (8)pp. publisher's ads. Text in Greek and English. Green cloth with cover & spine printed in gilt. A presentation copy, inscribed and signed on the title page by A. I. Baumgarten. Minor bump to top corners, otherwise a fine, as new copy.
The fragments of the Phoenician History of Philo of Byblos have been frequently studied during the past four centuries. This work takes into account the newly discovered sources from Ugarit and Boghazkoi. In it Baumgarten proposes to begin anew with a thorough analysis of the text from his point of view of being both a classicist and a semitist. New. Item #49604
Volume Twenty-Four (Ninth part) of the series "Etudes Preliminaires aux Religions Orientales dans l'Empire Romain." Published by M. J. Vermasern.