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De multiplici siclo et talento hebraico. Item, de mensuris hebraicis…, 1568
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Voet reference number


Museum Plantin-Moretus




Title page transcription

STANISLAI GRSEPSII ‖ DE MVLTIPLICI ‖ SICLO ET TALENTO ‖ HEBRAICO. ‖ ITEM, ‖ DE MENSVRIS HEBRAICIS, TAM ‖ aridorum quàm liquidorum. ‖ HIS PRAEMISSA EST EPITOME DE ‖ ponderibus & mensuris, quæ apud profanos leguntur ‖ auctores, ex Budæo potissimum desumpta. ‖ INVENIES hic multa hactenus nostri ‖ sæculi hominibus incognita. ‖ ⊕ 20 ‖ ANTVERPIÆ, ‖ Ex officina Christophori Plantini. ‖ M.D.LXVIII.


8º [131]: A-K⁸, L⁴; pages 1-163, [164-168] (Errors: 25 for 24, 24 for 25, 53 not numbered, 156 for 158)


Number of sheets


[1]: Title
[2]: Blank
3-5: Clarissimo viro domino Stanislao Miloshevio sacrae regiae maiestatis a secretis…Stanislaus Grsepsius S.P.D. (Cracow, 11 August 1567)
6-16: Stanislaus Grsepsius lectori signed by (italic type, parts in greek type)
17-163: Text (parts in italic type and greek type)
[164]: Privilege (Brussels, 1568, s. I. de Witte)
[165]: Privilege (Vienna, 21 February 1565, s. Haller)
[167-168]: Blank

Edition information


Museum Plantin-Moretus
- A 8802

KBR Royal Library of Belgium


Ghent University Library

British Library London

Bibliographical references

Reulens-de Backer, page 78 (1568, no. 4)

Online bibliographical references

Note 1

Treatise on the measures and weights of the old Hebrews. Contains: Epitome ex libris Budaei de asse potissimum desumpta (pages 17-54; summary of Guilielmus Budaeus, Libri V de asse et partibus ejus [first edition: Venice, 1522; cf. on this and later editions: Brunet, I, Columns 1374-1375], in which, as Grsepsius explains in the foreword to the reader, the problem of weights and measures in Antiquity is only studied in the Roman and Greek context and practically nothing is said of the Hebrew tradition); De siclo et talento hebraico (55-102); De mensuris hebraicis (103-152); De anno (152-163).

Note 2

According to the colophon the printing was finished on 24 March 1568.

Note 3

A copy 'Stanisl. de Siclo de talento Hebr. etc.' was included in the shipment of books forwarded from Frankfurt to Camerarius by Plantin on 12 April 1568 (Suppl. Corr., no. 58).

Note 4

Listed in M 296, folio 4v (De siclo et talento St. Grepsii, 8º, f[euilles] -, [price:] stuivers 3) and folio 17v (Stanislaus Grsepsius de Ponderibus, 8º, Aº -, f[euilles] 10½, [price:] stuivers 2½), and M 164, folio 9r ([price:] stuivers 3).

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“De multiplici siclo et talento hebraico. Item, de mensuris hebraicis…, 1568”, in: The Plantin Press Online. Consulted online on 20 July 2024 <>
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