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Ms. Codex 997 - La reunion des protestans de Strasbourg a l'eglise romaine egalement necessaire pour leur salut et facile selon leurs principes
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Other: Ms. Codex 997 - La reunion des protestans de Strasbourg a l'eglise romaine egalement necessaire pour leur salut et facile selon leurs principes
Title:
La reunion des protestans de Strasbourg a l'eglise romaine egalement necessaire pour leur salut et facile selon leurs principes [manuscript].
Origin:
[France, between 1651 and 1699?]
Physical description:
94 leaves : paper ; 195 x 142 mm. bound to 200 x 158 mm.
Summary:
Treatise on points of Christian doctrine with a concern for reincorporating Alsatian Lutherans into the Catholic Church. Written by a member of the Catholic clergy of Strasbourg, but the chapters follow the articles of the Augsburg Confession, with frequent reference to the Bible, works of Martin Luther, and the Augsburg Confession. The "Table des articles contenus dans ce projet de reunion" (f. 8v-9v) lists 33 chapters, but only 23 are present in this volume.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from caption title (f. 1r and f. 9v).
Foliation: Paper, 94; no foliation or pagination, but every tenth leaf numbered in pencil.
Layout: Written in single columns, except for references in double columns.
Binding: Contemporary boards (Hirsch).
Origin: Written in Strasbourg in the second half of the 17th century (Hirsch).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 997
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 997
 
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