Antuerpiae [Antwerp]: Ioannem Moretum, 1598. First Edition. small Quarto, , 255 pages, ; VG; bound in contemporary vellum, singe blind rule to boards, black ink lettering to spine; text block red; institutional bookplate to front pastedown; previous owners name in ink to front pastedown dated 1687, different previous owners name to lower end of title page, dated 1750; shelved case 3.
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Justus Lipsius (Joest Lips or Joost Lips, 1547-1606) was a Flemish philologist, philosopher and humanist. Lipsius wrote a series of works designed to revive ancient Stoicism in a form that would be compatible with Christianity. The most famous of these is De Constantia (On Constancy). His form of Stoicism influenced a number of contemporary thinkers, creating the intellectual movement of Neostoicism.