[Epist. XXII Philippo Lanoyo in Lipsius's Epistolarum selectarum]

Title [Epist. XXII Philippo Lanoyo in Lipsius's Epistolarum selectarum]
in Epistolarum selectarum centuria prima
Date 1586
Place [Antwerp]
Publisher Apud Christophorum Plantinum
Type Letter of advice
Physical Description 8°, pp. 254.
Language Latin
Content Advice on educational benefits of travel
General discussion of the utility of travel
Moral considerations of travel
NotesOften known under the title 'De ratione cum fructu peregrinandi, et praesertim in Italia'. Lipsius's apodemic letter was influential and often reprinted. This letter occurs at pp. 53-65 of 'Epistolarum selectarum' (1586).

Translated by Sir John Stradling into English, see 'A Direction for Travailers: Taken out of Justus Lipsius' (1592), described elsewhere in this database. Stagl, Apodemiken identifies numerous editions of 'Epistolarum selectarum' including Antwerp, 1605, Avignon 1609 and 1613, Leiden 1616. Other works Stagl identifies as containing this letter include Mieszkowski, Petrus, 'Institutio Peregrinationum' (Löwen 1625); Erpenius, Thomas, 'De peregrinatione Gallica utiliter instituenda Tractatus' (Leiden, 1631); Crenius, Thomas, 'De eruditione comparanda' (Leiden, 1699); and Lackmann, Adam Heinrich, 'Miscellanea Litteraria' (Hamburg, 1721). Monga, Hodoeporics, identifies this letter as being contained in Lipsius, Justus, 'Epistolae selectae' (Paris, 1610).

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