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CHRYSOLOGUS,PETRUS - SERMONES in Evangelia de Dominicis

Title: SERMONES in Evangelia de Dominicis
Description: Venice, Sarzina 1636 Titlepage with woodcut figural printer's mark. . Small octavo laced through vellum with yapp fore-edge old neat ink title blind ruled to spine & covers (slightly marked but neat and tight). Titlepage in red and black +[14]pp dedication +596pp containing 176 Sermons +[14]pp index. Two stamps of Bibliotheca Soc. Lainciensis to fly leaf & titlepage and ink inscription dated 1669. Text with side-notes of biblical references. Small worm holes to endpaper, titlepage & first leaf of dedication, no other marks, tears, holes until rear endpaper with one worm hole. *The sainted author was a famous preacher whose name means speaking Golden Words in Greek, and was Bishop of Ravenna in the 5th century. He was made a Doctor of the Church and the Ravenna mosaics are supposed to show a life-like portrait of him among the court entourage. Chrysologus was a compelling speaker with succinct sermons dealing with the Incarnation, Apostles' Creed, explanation of various heresies in simple clear language.

Keywords: sermons Church early Christian saint religion

Price: GBP 182.00 = appr. US$ 259.89 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: V71421

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