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Jansenism. GIANSENIO. Commentariorum in suam concordiam, ac totam historiam evangelicam.

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Jansenism. GIANSENIO. Commentariorum in suam concordiam, ac totam historiam evangelicam.
 GIANSENIO, Cornelio. Commentariorum in suam concordiam, ac totam historiam evangelicam Lugduni, P. Landry, 1577

In folio, 350x122 mm; Quarter vellum binding with corners, gilt title on label at the spine. Printer's mark on title page, woodcut initials, ornaments, text on 2 columns. Slight uniform browning, good copy.

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The Commentariorum was the main work of Giansenio. It was a pioneering work in the history of Roman Catholic exegesis. The first edition was also published in Louvain in 1572. Cornelio Giansenio was the first bishop of the diocese of Ghent. He was a doctor in theology and participated in the Council of Trent. From 1562 to 1565 he was chairman of the Theological College of the University of Louvain.
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