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Silius Italicus, Tiberius Catius
Venice: Bonetus Locatellus for Octavianus Scotus
Sevier Oversize Collection, PA6695 .A36 1492, Vanderbilt University Special Collections

This book is inspired from Roman history, and is composed of poems, with seventeen books in all. The book is an epic poem in Latin comprised of seventeen books. The author, Sillius Italicus, included historical frameworks to structure his poems through the details on the Punic Wars. The Printers device is a classic Italian design as shown on this page. This is illustrated here with a colophon, which is the identifying mark of a particular publisher or printer.