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Ein kurtze vermanung, das alle Christen schuldig sind, dem Exempel des bekerten Schechers nach zu folgen, nemlich Christum und sein Wort, wider die Schmeher und Lesterer zu verteidigen. Verdeutschet durch Georgium Maoirem. Philip. Melanth. Wittemberg, Joseph Klug,

MELANCHTHON Philipp (1543.)

£360.00 

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Large ornamental woodcut initial at beginning of text.>n> Sm. 4to. [22]ff. (last leaf blank). Recent marbled boards.

Exhortation by Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560), originally in Latin but here translated into German, by Georg Maior; it argues that like the thief on the cross next to Jesus, all Christians have an obligation to defend and promote Christ and the word of God against slanderers.Provenance: Library stamp and accession number on title-page. Title-page waterstained.VD16 M3326. 3 copies in OCLC.

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