Category: Books

History of Books

“Book history is still a relatively new form of interdisciplinary inquiry that has yet to develop historiographical understandings adequate to the complexities of the questions it typically seeks to answer.”– Michael F. Suarez (2003)[1, p.141] In 1982, Darnton noted that the history of books… Continue Reading “History of Books”

Ch.1, Bk. 1, Petavius (1659)

This is my edition of Petavius (1659). On damaged pages; words which I’m not sure of have an asterisk before them, words which are illegible are marked by “(m.w.)” for missing word/s. ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ Page 1 The First Book. What things have… Continue Reading “Ch.1, Bk. 1, Petavius (1659)”

Book Two, Petavius (1659)

This article contains links to my edition of Book Two of Dionysius Petavius’ History of the World (1659). ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ Chapter One: Pages 39-42. Of the Kings of Judah, from Solomon to Jehosaphat; and of the Kings of the Israelites, from Jeroboam to… Continue Reading “Book Two, Petavius (1659)”

Book One, Petavius (1659)

This article contains links to my edition of Book One of Dionysius Petavius’ History of the World (1659). ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ Chapter One: Pages 1-4. What things have first come to pass worthy of remembrance from the Creation of the World, unto the Deluge;… Continue Reading “Book One, Petavius (1659)”

Introduction, Newton (1728) p21-42

The Table of Contents which contains all the links to my edition of this book can be found here. The paragraphs on occasion do not correspond to the source material. I have separated some parts in order to make it easier to read and… Continue Reading “Introduction, Newton (1728) p21-42”

Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms, Isaac Newton (1728)

This article contains links to my edition of Sir Isaac Newton’s The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended (1728). ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ John Conduitt’s Statement to the Queen. Table of Contents Introduction. A Short Chronicle from the first Memory of Things in Europe, to… Continue Reading “Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms, Isaac Newton (1728)”

Introduction of Newton (1728) p1-20

The Table of Contents which contains all the links to my edition of this book can be found here. The paragraphs on occasion do not correspond to the source material. I have separated some parts in order to make it easier to read and… Continue Reading “Introduction of Newton (1728) p1-20”

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