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The Address of Q. Sept. Tertullian, to Scapula Tertullus, Proconsul of Africa

By Tertullian; David Dalrymple

1790

Murray & Cochrane : Edinburgh

6" by 4"

viii, 139pp

 

 

 

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The first edition of David Dalrymple's translation of Tertullian's open letter to Scapula about the persecution of Christians.

The first edition of this translation of this work. This work is an open letter to Scapula, the Proconsul of Africa, who had at this time began persecuting Christians. In the letter Tertullian reminds him of the fate that had befallen other persecutors. Tertullian was an early Christian writer from Carthage, he was an early Christian apologist and a polemicist against heresy. Translated by David Dalrymple. Prior owner's ink inscription to the front pastedown, 'Philippa Siclecy'.

CONDITION

In a full calf binding. Externally, with some light rubbing to the spine and boards. Small surface cracks to the spine. Tail of the spine is lifting a little. Hinges are starting but remain firm. Prior owner's ink inscription to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with only the odd spot.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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