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Glossarium Graecum in Sacros Novi Foederis libros Ex Mss

By Joannes Alberti [John Albert]

1735 & 1727 - New York - Samuelem Luchtmans

8" by 5", 373, 106 pp

 


 
 
 
 
 

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Two well preserved and scarce religous texts in Latin bound in one. 'Glossarium Graecum in Sacros Novi Foederis Libros Ex Mss' and 'Joannis Alberti Periculum Criticum In Quo Loca Quaedam Cum Veteris Ac Novi Foederis Tum Hesychii & Aliorum Illustrantur Indicantur, Emendantur'.

Glossary of Greek manuscripts of the sacred books of the New Covenant and a critical look at the Old and New Testament.

Includes index, addresses to the reader and dedication to Men of the Church of Hamburg, John Christopher and Albert Fabricius who was a professor of rhetoric and moral philosophy and theology.

In 1721, Joannes Alberti was confirmed as minister in Hoogwoud; here, he collected from heathen texts passages and sayings that were similar to those used in the Greek language New Testament to defend the style of the Evangelists and Apostles against those who considered their style as poor and full of Hebrew sayings. This work highlights some aspects of the holy books, when compared with other Greek writers, explaining where needed the language used in the Old Testament and indicating the best reading according to Alberti, without ignoring the explanations of other theologians. He was widely known to be an excellent theologian and one of the best scholars of Biblical hermeneutics of his time.

CONDITION

In a full vellum binding. Externally, sound with fading. There is a library label and library number to the tail of the spine and also mark to spine from previous label. There is a bookplate to the front pastedown 'Bequethed to the Bishoprie of Cornwall by the Reverent Franke Parker, Rector of Luffincott, Devon. There is also a booksellers label to the front pastedown of Ebenezer Palmer. Internally, firmly bound bright and clean.

Overall: VERY GOOD


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