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St Ambrose
1506 ST AMBROSE Holy Bible THEOLOGY Incunable LATIN Illuminated CHURCH FATHER
Basel: Johann Petri, 1506. Registrum florigerum in tripertitum opus librorum beati Ambrosii Episcopi Mediolanensis ordine alphabetico accuratissime ordinatum. Basileae (Basel): [Johann Petri, Langendorff], 1506. (bound with) Divi Ambrosii Episcopi Mediolanensis Omnia opera denuo accuratissime revisa et noviter impressa. Prima pars operum Sancti Ambrosii Episcopi Mediolanensis. Basel: Petri, 1506. A great illuminated post-incunable consisting of two separate works from Aurelius Ambrosius, better known in English as Saint Ambrose (/ˈæmbroʊz/; c. 340 - 4 April 397). Ambrose was a bishop of Milan who became one of the most influential ecclesiastical figures of the 4th century. He was consular prefect of Liguria and Emilia, headquartered in Milan, before being made bishop of Milan by popular acclamation in 374. Ambrose was a staunch opponent of Arianism, and has been accused of fostering persecutions of Arians, Jews, and pagans. Traditionally, Ambrose is credited with promoting "antiphonal chant", a style of chanting in which one side of the choir responds alternately to the other, as well as with composing Veni redemptor gentium, an Advent hymn. He was also one of the four original doctors of the Church, and is the patron saint of Milan. He is notable for his influence on St. Augustine. Bound in a newer hardcover, cleanly presented with gilt titling and date to the spine. Manuscript titling is applied to the lower page edges. Text in Latin, in gorgeous black Gothic black letter font throughout, with a number of fine woodcut decorative initials and unique and rare golden-yellow … [Click Below for Full Description]
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