1688 Rare French Book - Bible - Abregé de Saint Jean Chrysostome sur l'Ancien Testament.
Author : John Chrysostom; Saint Jean Chrysostome
Title : Abregé de Saint Jean Chrysostome sur l'ancien testament.
Language : Text in French.
Publisher : Paris : Chez André Pralard, 1688. First thus.
Size : 6.5 " X 4 "
Pages : 533 pages
Binding : Very good full calf leather binding (hinges fine, uppper and lower part of spine chipped as shown, overall slightly scuffed and worn) under a protective mylar cover .
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean. rare staining and foxing).
The book : Scarce original 17th century French edition of this "Abrege" of Saint John Chrysostom on the Old Testament.
The author : John Chrysostom (c. 349 – 407) Archbishop of Constantinople, was an important Early Church Father. He is known for his preaching and public speaking, his denunciation of abuse of authority by both ecclesiastical and political leaders, the Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom, and his ascetic sensibilities. The epithet Χρυσόστομος (Chrysostomos, anglicized as Chrysostom) means "golden-mouthed" in Greek and denotes his celebrated eloquence. Chrysostom was among the most prolific authors in the early Christian Church exceeded only by Augustine in the quantity of his surviving writings.
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