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Item #43191 Aegyptiaca et Dekaphylon : sive, De Aegyptiacorum sacrorum cum Hebraicis collatione libri tres. Et de decem tribubus Israelis liber singularis. Accessit diatribe de legione fulminatrice christianorum, sub imperatore Marco Aurelio Antonino. Hermanni Witsii, Hermann Witsius.
Aegyptiaca et Dekaphylon : sive, De Aegyptiacorum sacrorum cum Hebraicis collatione libri tres. Et de decem tribubus Israelis liber singularis. Accessit diatribe de legione fulminatrice christianorum, sub imperatore Marco Aurelio Antonino
Aegyptiaca et Dekaphylon : sive, De Aegyptiacorum sacrorum cum Hebraicis collatione libri tres. Et de decem tribubus Israelis liber singularis. Accessit diatribe de legione fulminatrice christianorum, sub imperatore Marco Aurelio Antonino
Aegyptiaca et Dekaphylon : sive, De Aegyptiacorum sacrorum cum Hebraicis collatione libri tres. Et de decem tribubus Israelis liber singularis. Accessit diatribe de legione fulminatrice christianorum, sub imperatore Marco Aurelio Antonino
Aegyptiaca et Dekaphylon : sive, De Aegyptiacorum sacrorum cum Hebraicis collatione libri tres. Et de decem tribubus Israelis liber singularis. Accessit diatribe de legione fulminatrice christianorum, sub imperatore Marco Aurelio Antonino

Aegyptiaca et Dekaphylon : sive, De Aegyptiacorum sacrorum cum Hebraicis collatione libri tres. Et de decem tribubus Israelis liber singularis. Accessit diatribe de legione fulminatrice christianorum, sub imperatore Marco Aurelio Antonino

Herbornae Nassaviorum (Herborn): Johannis Nicolai Andreae, 1717. Third edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8 3/4 x 6 3/4"). [24], 492, [4]pp. Contemporary blind-stamped parchment, with handwritten title to spine. Raised bands. Additional engraved title by A. C. Fleischmann. Title page in red and black lettering. Publisher's device on title. Decorative head-, tailpieces and initials.

Originally published in 1696, this third edition of Witsius' "Aegyptiaca et Dekaphylon" is a treatise on the religion of Egypt and the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel. It also includes an essay on the Christians under the reign of Marcus Aurelius.

Binding partly darkened/water-stained, with closed tear along front joint. Ex-library sticker on spine and stamp on title page. Previous owner's name (Henry Allan) dated 1847 at upper margin of front free endpaper and fly leaf. Year "1717" written in ink at lower margin of title page (not affecting lettering). Minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Text in Latin, with some Hebrew and Greek. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good to very good condition. f to vg. Item #43191

About the author: Hermann Witsius (1636-1708) was "Professor of Divinity in the Universities of Franeker, Utrecht, and Leyden. A brilliant and devout student, he was fluent in Latin, Greek, and Hebrew by the age of 15, when he entered the University of Utrecht. He was ordained at 21 and served in several pastorates, filling both the pulpit and the academic chair over the course of his life" (Encyclopedia Britannica).

Price: $350.00

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