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Lightfoot’s Opera Omnia, 1686



The works of John Lightfoot, 1686 Opera Omnia: Duobus Voluminibus comprehensa, quorum syllabus pagina post vitam authoris ultima exhibetur. Complete in 2 folio volumes, with frontispiece, folding map and plan, as well as two in text maps (one showing the locations of Sodom and Gomorrah). Includes gospel harmonies, hora hebraicae, talmudica, chronology, etc etc. Original vellum bindings with some cracking at top edges of hinges. Bindings strong, boards still securely attached. Internally clean and unmarked copy. Lightfoot produced a chronology of Biblical history similar to those of Ussher, Scaliger, and Calmet. He was also a noted Hebraist who examined Hebrew/Jewish influence on the New Testament.

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