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Cyril of Alexandria, Saint
PRECLARUM OPUS... QUOD THESAURUS NUNCUPATUS QUATUORDECIM LIBROS COMPLECTENS... GEORGIO TRAPEZUNTIO INTERPRETE. (PARIS: WOLFGANG HOPYL [FOR FRANZ BIRCKMANN OF COLOGNE]), 1514 (4 APRIL 1513)
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Cyril of Alexandria, Saint
PRECLARUM OPUS... QUOD THESAURUS NUNCUPATUS QUATUORDECIM LIBROS COMPLECTENS... GEORGIO TRAPEZUNTIO INTERPRETE. (PARIS: WOLFGANG HOPYL [FOR FRANZ BIRCKMANN OF COLOGNE]), 1514 (4 APRIL 1513)
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Cyril of Alexandria, Saint
PRECLARUM OPUS... QUOD THESAURUS NUNCUPATUS QUATUORDECIM LIBROS COMPLECTENS... GEORGIO TRAPEZUNTIO INTERPRETE. (PARIS: WOLFGANG HOPYL [FOR FRANZ BIRCKMANN OF COLOGNE]), 1514 (4 APRIL 1513)
folio (280 x 207mm.), title within woodcut border, large woodcut on final verso with the device of Franz Birckmann, old limp vellum, lacking A4-5, lacking two pairs of alum-tawed ties
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Provenance

crowned library stamp at foot of title-page, of the Strozzi family of Florence, with motto "Expecto"

Literature

IA 149.144; Moreau 812

Catalogue Note

Cyril's anti-Arian polemic, Thesaurus de sancta et consubstantiali trinitate, was written in the early fifth century when the subject of Christ's divine nature had become the most fiercely debated subject among church leaders and even Roman emperors.

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