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Church Fleury History Standing Ecclesiastical Vigil 36/36 1724
Church Fleury History Standing Ecclesiastical Vigil 36/36 1724 The description of this item has been automatically translated. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. FLEURY M. (Priest, Prior of Argenteuil, & King's Confessor) Ecclesiastical History Paris, chez Emery, Saugrain & Pierre martin, 1724, in 8 ° (10 x 17 cm), full of its 36 volumes, full leather binding, speckled edges, a few small scratches here and there, a few small galleries of worms in a volume, 3, 4 leaves with cuts, otherwise interior good condition, some small engravings on steel. Nice together "It is the best history of the Church that we have ever done" Voltaire. The author will work on this book for more than thirty years. Oexact, judicious, impartial work, written in a simple style. Born in Lodève in 1653. Chaplain of Louis XIV, bishop of Fréjus in 1698, tutor to Louis XV in 1715, member of the Academy of Sciences in 1721, of the Academy of Inscriptions in 1725, cardinal and prime minister in 1726; he enlarged the King's Library, sent members of the Academy of Sciences to the North and Peru to measure the meridian, and scholars to Egypt and Greece to search for precious manuscripts. On April 22, 1717, the Abbé de Fleury replaced Callières at the French Academy and exercised a great influence there and passionately fought the candidatures of the Jansenists and the first philosophers. He died in 1743. FLEURY M. (Priest, Prior of Argenteuil, & King's Confessor) Ecclesiastical History Paris, chez Emery, Saugrain & Pierre martin, 1724, in 8 ° (10 x 17 cm), full of its 36 volumes, full le … [Click Below for Full Description]
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