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RARE 1721 INTERROGATION OF THE APOCALYPSE - Revelation REFORM LUTHERAN VELLUM
1721. fine antiquarian text; please see description for more details. ANAKRISIS APOCALYPSIOS JOANNIS APOSTOLI Leucopetrae, J. Frederic Wehrmann 1721 Item Description: Vitringa, Campegius (1721). Anakrisis Apocalypsios Joannis Apostoli (Interrogation of the Apocalypse). Leucopetrae, J. Frederic Wehrmann. In Latin. 8vo (7"x9") bound in vellum with original boards. 918 pp. plus indices, third edition, first printing. Title inscription stamped on spine in ink. Beautiful representation of St. John receiving the Revelation of the Seven Churches on title page. Clear text, some pages with stains. Slight foxing throughout. Some spots on cover and darkening on corners. Book plate from United Presbyterian College Brown-Lindsay Library. Also Signed in ink, "M.mü" on upper left corner of back cover. Historical Provenance: Campegius Vitringa (1659-1722) was a Dutch Protestant theologian and Hebraist. Vitringa, a follower of Johannes Cocceius, was a supporter of prophetic theology.[2] He was educated at the universities of Franeker and Leiden, and became professor of Oriental languages at the former in 1681. When locating prophetic outcomes, he would associate events to the near rather than the far-off future, placing a distinct focus on the period of the Maccabees (2nd Century BC).[1] Like Joseph Mede (1586-1638), Vitringa believed wholeheartedly that the Millennium was yet to come, but did not expect any immediate changes. He relegated the end of the time to a remote future and strongly emphasized the concept of New Jerusalem.[3] This copy of Vitringa's most notable work, Anacrisis Apoc … [Click Below for Full Description]
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