An abridgement of The Book of Martyrs

to which are prefixed, the living testimonies of the Church of God ... an account of the just judgements of God on persecutors, &c., also a Christian plea against persecution for the cause of conscience
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Printed and sold by Samuel Wood , New York
Martyrs, Persecution -- History, Church hi
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 20134
ContributionsFoxe, John, 1516-1587.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination603 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15102137M

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An Abridgement Of The Book Of Martyrs: To Which Are Prefixed, The Living Testimonies Of The Church Of God Author: John Foxe. This book recounts the lives, sufferings and violent deaths of all martyrs from Stephen (in the New Testiment) to Reformation England.

It is written by John Foxe during the reign of Elisabeth, so he know many of these events first or second hand/5. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for An Abridgement Of The Book Of Martyrs: To Which, Foxe- at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products.

During Elizabeth’s reign, this book was highly celebrated and even became required reading. It was placed in churches and reprinted in shorter editions so that many households possessed a copy.

Expanded extensively over the course of Foxe’s life, “Foxe’s Book of Martyrs” is made readily accessible in this 19th century abridgement/5(84). An abridgement of The Book of Martyrs: to which are prefixed, the living testimonies of the Church of God an account of the just judgements of God on persecutors, &c., also a Christian plea against persecution for the cause of conscience.

- An Abridgement of the Book of Martyrs; To Which Are Prefixed, the Living Testimonies of the Church of God COVID Update April 7, Biblio is open and shipping Edition: 1st. abridgment definition: 1. a book, play, or piece of writing that has been made shorter by removing some details or less.

Learn more. Foxe’s Book of Martyrs is an abridged version of John Foxe’s Actes and Monuments which was first printed in English in It mostly serves as a collection of Protestant martyr narratives from the reign of Mary I and it was so popular in its own time that it was often read alongside the Bible.

During Elizabeth's reign, this book was highly celebrated and even became required reading.

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It was placed in churches and reprinted in shorter editions so that many households possessed a copy. Expanded extensively over the course of Foxe's life, "Foxe's Book of Martyrs" is made readily accessible in this 19th century abridgement.3/5(4).

This book was first published in Second only to the Bible and Book of Common Prayer, John Foxe's Acts and Monuments, known as the Book of Martyrs, was the most influential book published in England during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Foxe's Book of Martyrs is one of the most influential and well-known books in history, as well as one of the top-sellers of the past, right up there with the Bible itself.

Immensely popular in Foxe's own sixteenth century, its influence has been felt throughout literature. Copies of the original text (Acts and Monuments) were chained beside the Bible in churches of England, and even sailed Author: John Foxe.

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John Foxe $ - $ "The Book of Martyrs" A 19th century abridgement of the "Acts and Monuments" by John Foxe. Hail & Fire REPRINTS. John Foxe first published the “Acts & Monuments“ in The “Acts & Monuments,“ which was originally published inwas about pages of material.

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An updated and modernized edition of the unparalleled classic with resurgent relevance for the twenty-first century Foxe's Book of Martyrs is one of the most influential and well-known books in history, as well as one of the top-sellers of the past, right up there with the Bible itself.

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An updated and modernized edition of the unparalleled classic with resurgent relevance for the twenty-first century. Foxe's Book of Martyrs is one of the most influential and well-known books in history, as well as one of the top-sellers of the past, right up there with the Bible itself.

Immensely popular in Foxe's own sixteenth century, its influence has been felt throughout literature.3/5(4). Thomas Hawkes was an English protestant martyr who burned to death in during the Marian Persecutions rather than allow his son to be baptised into the Roman Catholic Church.

Responding to Edmund Bonner, the Bishop of London, who urged him to return to Catholicism, he is reported to have said: "No my lord, that I will not, for if I had a hundred bodies I would suffer them all to be torn.

An abridgement of the author's Actes and monuments. Book of martyrs, or, A history of the lives, sufferings, and triumphant deaths of the primitive as well as Protestant martyrs: from the commencement of Christianity, to the latest periods of pagan and popish persecution: to which is added, an account of the Inquisition, the Bartholomew massacre, in France, the general persecution under Pages: Foxe's Book of Martyrs Select Narratives John Foxe Edited by John N.

King Oxford World's Classics. Foxe's hugely influential Book of Martyrs is a vast record of the martyrdom suffered by hundreds of Protestants, burnt alive for their beliefs during the reign of Mary I.

This selection brings together some of the most famous and affecting narratives to provide a sensational window into early. An Abridgement of the Book of Martyrs: To Which Are Prefixed, the Living Testimonies of the Church of God. an Account of the Just Judgements of God (Hardback or Cased Book) Foxe, John Published by Franklin Classics Trade Press 11/10/ ().

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Second only to the Bible and Book of Common Prayer, John Foxe's Acts and Monuments, known as the Book of Martyrs, was the most influential book ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages. Book of martyrs: or, a history of the lives, sufferings, and triumphant deaths of the primitive as well as Protestant martyrs: from the commencement of Christianity, to the latest periods of pagan and popish persecution / originally composed by the Rev.

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Foxe's Book of Martyrs is one of the most influential and well-known books in history, as well as one of the top-sellers of the past, right up there with the Bible itself. Immensely popular in Foxe's own sixteenth century, its influence has been felt throughout literature.

An updated and modernized edition of the unparalleled classic with resurgent relevance for the twenty-first century Foxe's Book of Martyrs is one of the most influential and well-known books in history, as well as one of the top-sellers of the past, right up there with the Bible itself.

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Unlike 1 Maccabees, 2 Maccabees was written in Koine Greek, probably in Alexandria, Egypt, c. It presents a revised version of the historical events. This book was first published in Second only to the Bible and Book of Common Prayer, John Foxe's Acts and Monuments, known as the Book of Martyrs, was the most influential book published in England during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

The most complex and best-illustrated English book of its time, it recounted in detail the experiences of hundreds of people who were burned.This is a wide-ranging and authoritative review of the reception in England and other countries of Foxe's Acts and Monuments of the English Martyrs from the time of its original publication between andup to the nineteenth century.

Essays by leading scholars deal with the development of the text, the illustrations and the uses to which the work was put by protagonists in subsequent.abridgment的意思、解釋及翻譯:1.

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