1683 Lives of Church Fathers by Cave Saints & Martyrs Ambrose Eusebius Cyprian

CAVE, William

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William Cave was a 17th-century English chaplain of the Church of England who wrote one of the most important histories of church fathers. ‘Ecclesiastici’ or ‘The History of the Lives of the Most Eminent Fathers’ is an ecclesiastical history of the primitive first four centuries of the church. This work includes biographies of some of the most famous figures in the church including

  • Saint Athanasius
  • Eusebius
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Basil
  • Saint Ambrose
  • Julius of Rome
  • Saint Simeon
  • Ignatius of Antioch
  • Saint Dionysius
  • Titus of Crete
  • Saint Philip
  • Saint Stephen
  • Saint Cyprian
  • Saint Gregory I

 

Dowling notes that this work is “the most learned work of the kind which has been written in our own language”. It also features a detailed, chronological table of the lives of the church fathers.

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1683 Lives of Church Fathers by Cave Saints & Martyrs Ambrose Eusebius Cyprian

 

William Cave was a 17th-century English chaplain of the Church of England who wrote one of the most important histories of church fathers. ‘Ecclesiastici’ or ‘The History of the Lives of the Most Eminent Fathers’ is an ecclesiastical history of the primitive first four centuries of the church. This work includes biographies of some of the most famous figures in the church including

  • Saint Athanasius
  • Eusebius
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Basil
  • Saint Ambrose
  • Julius of Rome
  • Saint Simeon
  • Ignatius of Antioch
  • Saint Dionysius
  • Titus of Crete
  • Saint Philip
  • Saint Stephen
  • Saint Cyprian
  • Saint Gregory I

 

Dowling notes that this work is “the most learned work of the kind which has been written in our own language”. It also features a detailed, chronological table of the lives of the church fathers.

 

Item number: #5147

Price: $950

 

CAVE, William

 

Ecclesiastici, or, The history of the lives, acts, death & writings, of the most eminent fathers of the church, that flourisht in the fourth century wherein among other things an account is given of the rise, growth, and progress of Arianism, and all other sects of that age descending from it : together with an introduction, containing an historical account of the state of paganism under the first Christian emperours

 

London:: Printed by J.R. for Richard Chiswel …, Ann Arbor, MI ; Oxford (UK) :: Text Creation Partnership, 1683.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [52], lxxi, [1], 543, [1]; [2], 57 (i.e. 61), [1]
    • 10 full-page engravings
    • 13 vignette engravings and decorative initials
    • Note: lacking frontis and half title page
  • References: Wing C 1596; Arber Term Cat., II, 184Dowling, Intro to Critical Study of Ecclesiastical History, p.159;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~12.75in X 8.5in (32.5cm x 21.5cm)
  • Auction and price comparisons (2009 Bonhams) as high as $3,700

 

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5147

Category

Religion

Authors

CAVE, William

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete