Antique Print of Paulus Thebanus, Paul of Thebes

Productnr.: BGI-01173

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Antique Print titled 'Paulus Thebanus'. Paul of Thebes, commonly known as Saint Paul the First Hermit or St Paul the Anchorite (d. c. 341) is regarded as the first Christian hermit. He is not to be confused with Paul the Simple, who was a disciple of Anthony the Great.

This print originates from 'Historie der Kerken en Ketteren van den beginne des Nieuwen Testaments tot aan het Jaar onses Heeren 1688. Onzydig in 't Hoogduytsch beschreeven, door den Hoog-geleerden Heer Godfried Arnold, Voor deezen Hoog-Leeraar in de Historien tot Giesen. In het Neederduyts vertaald. Vercierd met verscheyde Koopere Plaaten door den Heer Romeyn de Hooghe.' (transl.: History of Churches and Heretics from the start of the New Testament until the year of our lord 1688 ...), by Godfried Arnold, Dutch edition published by Sebastiaan Petzold, Amsterdam 1701. This edition contains portraits of heretic figures, etched by the reknown Romeyn de Hooghe.

Condition: Good. General age-related toning. Minor wear and soiling. Please study image carefully.

Date: 1701

Overall size: 23.2 x 37.5 cm.