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thus, " Romanorum igitur Imperium, ne non cum
superioribiis connexion videatur, Capitula qua dam
Libri Octavi sic numerantur." Th^n follows the
fourth chapter of the eighth book, which begins
thus, " Ergo Adria, &c." From hence we may
form a judgment of the Editor's fidelity, who seems
to have followed the mss. with a superstitious exact-
ness. .

Eutrop. ab Ant. Sconnovio, 8vo. Basil. 1546,
and 1552.

ab Elia Veneto. 8vo. Pictav. 1553.

i

ab Anna Tanaq. Fabri Filia (the fa-
mous Madam Dacier) in usum Delphini, 4to. Par.
1683, et cum Paeanii Metaphrasis, Gr. 8vo. Oxon.
1696, .1703. Lond. 1716, et 4to. Paris. 1726.

1 Breviarum Romanae Historiae, cum Me?.

taphrasi Graeca Paeanii, cum Notis Cellarii, 8vo.
Cizae, 1678.

Jenae, 1697. A very good Edition.

8vo. very correct ; with the Greek

Translation, Messala Corvinus and Julius Obse-
quens, Hearne, Oxon. 1703. Scarce. Mr. Hearne
did this at his own expence, and printed but a few
copies.

cum Notis Variorum et Haverkampi,

Svo. Lug. Bat. 1729. 7s. 6d. An excellent Edition.
' Notis Variorum, Haverkampi et Ver-



214 E U

heyk, Lugd. Bat. 1762. Edit, opt, 7s. 6d. et 8vo.
"Norimb. 17B4.

Eutrop. a .Tba/j. Frider. Grunero, 8vo. CoburgI,
1712, 1765.

cum 4urelio rictore, Londini, 1705,

1734, 1753, 12mo.

Oxon. 8vo. 1710.

' Glasgua?, 1783. Beautifully printed.

cum Aurel. Vict. Etona?, 1790, 8vo.

cum Versione Anglica, Notis et Jndice,

a Joan. Clarke, 1722, 8yo. Often reprinted.

with an English Index and Vocabulary

by Stirling, 1726, 1736, 1765, 1774, Svo.

Lat. et Angl. cum Notis et Indice a

Thomas, 1760, 8vo. 2s. 6d. ^"he translation not so
Kteral as that of Clarke, but more accurate, and the
ftotcs better.

Historic "Romanae, fol. Mediol. 'l475.

a Mich. Coccinio., 4to. Cracoviae, 1510.

fol. Paris. Gormontius, 1512 with
Paulus Diaconus.

a Nich. Maillardo, cum Additimentis

Pauli Diaconi. Paris. 1513.

a Joan. Baptista Egnatio, 8vo. Venct.

Aid. 1516, 1521. With Suetonius;

8vo. Florent. Junta, 1517 with Sue-

tonius.

Svo. Paris. ColinJEUS, 1529,1531, 1539,

1540, and 1541.

ab Hen. Glarcano, 8vo. Frib. Brisgoise,

1*54.



E U 21A

Eutrop. cum Notis Glaream et Vineii, 8vo.

Basil. Oporinus, 1559.

: eum Paulo Diacono, a Paulo Merula,

?VO. Lugd. 1.592, 1594.

a Ch. Heidmanno, 8vo. Helmsl. 1624,

' cum Aurelio Fictore, et brevibus notis^

8vo. Salmur, 1667, et 12mo. Lond. 1765.

cum variis Lectionibus, 12mo. Paris,

1746. A good Edition.

12mo. Paris. Barbou, 1754.

a Laurentio Reinhardo, Svo. Hafhiaf,

1752, et Svo. Franc, et Lips. 1770, et Norimb. 1778.

ex recens. Cellarii, edid. Adelung,

8vo. Erfurt. 1761.

cum Vocabulario, 8vo. Curiis, 1786

sine Notis, Halla?, 1789, 12mo.

ex recens. Verheyk, 8vo. Basil. 1793.

cum Notis Tzschuckii, 8vo. Leips. 1795,

Scarcely any thing is known of Eutropius. Some
think he was born at Aquitain, and that he was a
Roman senator; some, that he was secretary to
Constantine the Great : but there is little to sup-
port these conjectures. He wrote his Compendium
of the Roman History in the reign of Valens, to
whom he dedicated it, from which we know that he
flourished about A. D. 362. He is reported to have
written several books besides the Breviary \ but they
are all lost. His history is allowed to be in general
correct, and the principal facts detailed with consi-
derable precision, but without elegance. On this ac-
count some eminent teachers have banished Eutro
pius from their academies.



216 V

mi ii i

Eutychii Contextio Gemmarum Annates, ab
Edvardo Pocokio, Arab, et Lat. 4to. Lond. 1642.

Annalcs, Arab, et Lat. ex interpreta-^

tjone Edv. Pocokii, Oxon. 1658 and 1659, 2 vol. 4to.

Eutychius was patriarch of Alexandria from
A. D. 933 to 940. His Annals, translated and pub-
lished by the very learned Dr. Pocock, are not sup-
posed to be very correct, either in the historical or
chronological parts. Seldcn has endeavoured to
prove from them that presbyters and bishops were
of the same order in the early ages of the church :
and the learned Mr. Asseman, who is a Catholic,
has endeavoured to prove the contrary. The con-
troversy on this point is at present useless. Bishops
and presbyters are now, by general consent and long
custom, very distinct orders, both in ecclesiastical
and civil affairs ; and all the criticism in the world
on Greek and Arabic words, and passages in ancient
authors, will be insufficient to induce them to blend
their authority and dignities. Should all the bishops
become presbyters, or all the presbyters become
bishops, religion would profit little from the change.
The presbyter may please himself with supposing
he has equal authority with the bishops^ but few
will believe him. The bishop may assert that his
order and that of the priests were ever distinct ; but
those who are well acquainted with ecclesiastical an-
tiquity will hesitate to give their assent. The best
that can at present be said on this almost exhausted
subject is, They are now distinct orders and they
had better continue so.



E X 217

Evagrii Scholastici Historic Ecclesiastical, libri
sex, cum Theodoriti, &c. Histoiia, edidit Guil.
Beading, Cantabr. 1720, fol. ' . .

Evagrius Scholasticus was at Epiphania about
A. D. 546. His ecclesiastical history is written in
1 6 books : it begins where Socrates and Sozomen,
end, about A. D. 431, and comes down to 594.
See Eusebius.

Evangelium Quadruplex Latinee Versionis an-
tiquce y a Josepho Blanchi?io, fol. max. Romas, 1749,
4 vols. A magnificent work. By this ancient ver*
sioiiy the reader is to understand the old Itala or La-
tin Version in use before the time of St. Jerom.
For all articles of this kind, see Testamentum.

Evenus (Par J Cantab. 1635, 8vo Among the
Poet<e Minores Graci. Often reprinted.

Excerpta ex Polybio, Diodoro Siculo, Nic. Da-
masceno, Dionysio Halicrrn. Appiano, Dione, et
Joan. Antiocheno, Hen. Valesiis Graece, edidit, La-
tine vertit, Notisque illustravit. Paris. 1634. 6s.

exTragcediis et ComcediisGisecis, Gr.

et Lat. Hug. Grotii, 4to. Paris, ap. Nic. Buon, 1626.
10s. 6d.

varia Graecorum Sophistarum, a Leone

Allatio, Gr. et Lat. 8vo. Roma?, 1641.

de Legationibus. vii. Auctores. Labbc,

Paris. 1648, fol.

Ex Gestis Romanorum Historia? Notabiles col-
lectae, de Viciis Virtut. tractantes, cum AppJicationi-
bus moralisatis et mysticis, Uteris Gulhkis, 4to.
1515, 4to.

U



21S E X

Expositio Thematum Dominicorum et Mcmora*
bib" um quae Hierosolymi& sunt* a Poet. Gra?c. Ano-
nym, ct Epiphan. Monach. 3. Urbis Cive, &c. 4to.
This is a great curiosity ; and perhaps the only
copy that ever was to be sold here proceeded from
the Harleian collection.

Sancti Jeronimi Exposicio in Simbolo Apostolo-
xum ad Papam Laurencium. Impressa Oxonie, et
finita Anno Domini m,cccc,lxviii. 8vo.

Our own Bibliographers have justly observed, that
*' it was a constant opinion, delivered down by our
historians, that the art of printing was introduced
and first practised in England by William Caxton,
a mercer, and citizen of London ; who, by his tra-
vels abroad, and a residence of many years in Hol-
land, Flanders, and Germany, in the affairs of trade,
had an opportunity of informing himself of the
whole method and process of the art ; and, by the
encouragement of the great, and particularly of the
abbot of Westminster, first set up a press in that ab-
bey, and began to print books soon after the year
3 47 1 . But of this honour Mr. Caxton has been de-
prived by our writers since the Restoration ; and
this on the authority of a book printed at Oxford
three years before that year last mentioned ; of
which, it seems, there is a copy in the public library
in Cambridge ; the title whereof runs thus : Expo-
sicio Sancti Jeronimi in Simbolnm slpostolorum ad
Papam Laurentium : And at the end, Explicit Ex-
posicio, &c. Impressa Oxonie et finita An. Dom.
mcccclxviii. xvii Die. Decant. In 1664, Richard



E X 219



Atkins, Esq. published, in a thin 4to. volume, The
Original and Growth of Printing, collected out of
the History and Records of this Kingdom. In this
we have an account of the discovery of a record at
Lambeth-house, in ; the register of the see of Can-
terbury; giving an account of the introduction of
printing into England, and written as if drawn up at
the very time. It sets forth, that printing having
made some noise in Europe, Thomas Bourchier,
archbishop of Canterbury, moved fang. Edward the
Sixth to cause it to be brought into England. In or-
der to this, the king dispatched Mr. Robert Tumour,
who took to his assistance William Gaxton; and
these two found means to entice over into England
one Frederick Corsellis, an under-woikman in the
printing-house at Harlem* where John Gultenbing
had lately invented the art, and was then personally
at work ; which Corsellis was immediately sent to>
Oxford, under, a guard, to prevent his escape, and
to oblige him to the performance of his contract;
where he finished the piece above-mentioned, with-
out putting his name to it. From this authority
Mr. Anthony Wood, the learned Mr. Mattaire^
Palmer, and one Bagford, whose papers are extant,
declared Corsellis to be the first printer in England.
< " The credit of this record was attacked by Dr.
Middleton; who observed, 1st. That the whole of
this transaction must have passed before the year
1459; for, in the end of that year, king Edward
the Fourth was proclaimed in London : and hov?
U2



220 E X

king Henry, in the midst of all his troubTes, when
he was struggling both for life and crown, came to
enter upon such a design, is inconceivable ; as it
likewise is, how Corsellis came to be near ten years
at Oxford before the publication of the first fruits of
his press. 2dly, The silence of Caston, concerning
a fact in which he is said to have been a principal
actor, is a sufficient confutation of the whole story.
In the continuation of the Polychronicon, compiled
by Caxton himself, and carried down to the end of
the reign of Henry the Sixth, he takes not the least
notice of this expedition in quest of a printer ; but,
on the contrary, acquaints us, that he was beyond
sea twelve years after, learning with great charge
and trouble the art of printing; which he might
have done with ease at home, if he had got Cor-
lellis into his hands. 3dly, The record carries the
most direct and internal proof of his forgery, in as-
cribing the origin of printing to Harlem, and setting
Guttenberg, the inventor thereof, to work there,
when Corsellis was brought away ; and in asserting
the art to have been first carried to Mentz by a bro-
ther of one of Guttenberg 's workmen : for it is be-
yond all doubt, that printing was first invented at
Mentz ; and Caxton's testimony seems alone to be
decisive, who says, About this time (1455) the
crafte of emprinting was first found in Mogounce
in Almayne. As to-the Lambeth record, as it was
never heard of before Alkiris book, so it was never
seen since; and on these grounds our author pro-
nounces it a forgery. But though the record is thus



E.X 221

got rid of, yet the book, stands firm as a monument
of die exercise of printing in Oxford six years be-
fore any book, of Carton's bears date. The Doctor
conjectures, however, that an X has some way or
other been dropped in the date of the impression :
he gives us many examples of mistakes of the like
nature ; some casual, some by design. He observes
next, that it is a much more neat and regular piece,
which is attributed to Corsellis, than any of Caxteris
are ;- from whence it might with reason be inferred,
that it could not be older. The Oxford book like-
wise has signatures, which were not invented, as all
authors agree, till the year 1470, or later ; and were
not used by Caxton till 1480. Besides, what proba-
bility is there, that this Oxford press should remain
unemployed for eleven years afterwards ; whereas,
supposing the X dropped, and consequently the
book printed ten years later, all these doubts will
vanish ; the use of signatures will be no objection ;
and the catalogue of books printed at Oxford will
go on regularly from the year 1478. Which indeed
are strong presumptions that Dr. Middleton has
guessed the truth.

" In the last place, we have the positive evidence
of Caxton's being the first printer of this kingdom,
stated. Stow, in his survey of London, speaking of
the thirty-seventh, year of Henry \ T. or 1458, says,
The noble science of printing was at this time found
at Magunce, by John Guttemberg a knight, and
William Caxton of London, mercer, brought it into.
England about the year 1 47 1 , and first practised
U3



222 E X

the same in the abbey of Westminster. Trussel
gives the same account in the history of Henry
VI. and Sir Richard Baker, in his Chronicle ; and
Mr. Howell, in his Londinopolis, 'describes the
place where the abbot of Westminster first set up
the press for Carton's use. John Leland, library-
keeper to Hemy the Eighth, who, by way of ho-
nour, had the title of antiquary, and lived near to
Carton* s own time, expressly calls him, the first prin-
ter of England ; and speaks honourably of his works.
And, as he had spent some time in Oxford, he could
hardly be ignorant of the origin and history of print-
ing in that university. The celebrated Mr. Henry
Wharton, and the no less celebrated Mr. Dupin,
style him the first printer of England; and, in-
deed, his own works, to a curious and knowing en-
quirer, will appear very authentic testimonies of the
truth of this assertion ; for the rudeness of the letter,
irregularity of the page, want of signatures, initial
letters, &c. and, above all, his colophons, agree ex-
actly with the beginnings of this art elsewhere. The
learned author tells us, that the course of his stu-
dies, and the nature of his employment, engaged
him to pay some attention to the little points of his-
tory ; which, in this essay, he has endeavoured to
set right: but, what above all excited him thereto,
was the desire of doing justice to the memory of our
worthy countryman William Carton, and to prevent
his being robbed of the honour due to him, for having
first imported into this kingdom an art of great bene-
fit to mankind ; a kind of merit, that, in the sense of
all nations, gives the best title to true praise, and the



E Y 223

test claim to be commemorated with honour to
posterity."

This book exists in the Bodleian and Harleian
libraries. It is in a Gothic character, the same as
that used by the first printers at Mentz> and the
same with which JEgidius de Ordine Fratrum, was
printed at Oxford in 1479, which was in all proba-
bility the year following the impression of the Ex-
posicio. It may be farther necessary to observe, that
the Exposicio is not St. Jerom's, but that oiRuffinus.
See Panzerj Annates Typography vol. 2. p. 243.

Exsuperantius Julius, de Marii, Lepidi ac Ser-
torii bellis civilibus. With the Historic liomana
fScriptores, ab II. Stephano, Gr. et Lat. vo. 1568.
3' vol. and with C. Sallustii Opera, a Joan. Clerico,
Cantab. 1710. 4to.

Eyring J. N. Christomathia Tragica, Eschylus,
Sophocles, Euripides, 8vo. Gottlng. 1762.

Historiae literariae Synopsis, sive literatura

orientis Grasca, Romana, tabulis Synchronisti exhi-
bita, 3 partes, 4to. Gotting. 1783.

Alberti de Eyb, Margarita Poetica seu Oratorum
poetarum, Historicorum ac Philosophorum elegan-
ter dicta. Norimbergae, 1472. fol. No copy of this
edition is to be met with ; and most Bibliographers
suppose it never existed.

Margarita Poetica, continens nonnullas Artis

Khetoricae preceptiones, &c. fol. Goth, sine ulla nota.
Roma?, per Uldaricum Galium, alias Han.
475, die xx. Mensis Decembris. fol.

Opus, impressum Parisiis, circa 1475, fol.

fol. Goth, 1480, decima ^uinta Mensis Julii,



224 E Z

7 i ' r' i "T

Alberti de Eyb, Margarita Poet. Editio anni 1487,
absque nota impressoris et loci, fol.

fol. Basil.. De Amerbach. 1495..

Directorium Inquisitorum F. Nicolai Eymerici,
cum commentariis Franc. Pegnte, Roma?, sedibus
Populi Romani, 1587, fol. A good edition, prefer-
able to that of Venice in 1 607, fol.

Guil. Eysencrein Catalogus testium veritatis lo-
cupletissimus omnium orthodoxy matris Ecclesias
Doctorum, extantium et non extantium, publicato-
rum et in Bibliotheeis latentium, qui adulterina Ec-
clesias dogmata impuram, impudentem, et impiam
Hseresiam vaniloquentiam, in hue usque diem fir-
missimis demonstration um rationibus impugnarunt,.
variaque Scriptorum monumenta reliquorum, 4to.
1565. Liber hie albis torvis rarior. Vcct.

Ezekielis Fragmenta, a Frid. Morello, Gr. ct
Lat. fol. Par. 1624. These are fragments of a
Greek Tragedy on the Exodus of (he- Israelites.
The Tragedy itself is lost. The author, who was
a Hebrew, lived, according to some, about 80 years,
before Christ; and according to others, in the first
or second century. These fragments are to be
found also in the Corpus Poetarum Gr<ec&rum y
Genev. 1606. and 1614. 2 vol. fol.

Of Ezekiel the Prophet, who flourished about
595 years before Christ, nothing has been published
separately. The prophecy is in every edition o
the Old Testament.

0)nitledfrom its proper place.
Epicteji Enchiridion, Gr. ct Lat. cura Sclneeig-
hauser,&vo\. 8vo. Lips. 1799. 41. 4s. Ch. opt. 6l. 6s,



{ 225 )

,< FA

JO ABII (2: Pictoris) et veterum Latinorum His-
toricorum Fragmenta, ab Ant. Riccobono, 8vo. Ven.
1568, et 8vo. Basil. 1579.

ab Ant. Augustino, et Fulvio Ursino, 8vo.

Antv. 1595.

ab Ausonio Popma, 8vo. Amst. 1620.

And with Sallust by the same Editor, 12mo. 1661.

a Jos. JVasseo, 4to. Cant. HIO. Edit. opt.

Quint us Fabius Pictor was contemporary with
Demosthenes, and flourished about 300 years be-
fore our Lord. He was the first Latin historian who
wrote a history of his own country. He is celebrated
both by Cicero and Pliny as thejirst Roman painter,
and as having painted the walls of the temple of
health in fresco, from which he got the surname of
Pictor, which descended to all his posterity. An-
nius of Viterbo forged a history under the name of
this author. See Annius.

Antonii Fabri Jurisconsulti celeberrimi Opera
omnia. Ludg. 1658, et variis annis sequcntibus, 10
vol. fol.

Hieronymi Borgite Investigationes Juris Civilis^
in conjecturas Antonii Fabri, Neapoli, 1678. 2 vol.
fol. This collection is commonly joined to the pre-
ceding.

Basilii Fabri Thesaurus Eruditionis Scholastics?,
edenteJortw. Henr. Leichio, Francof. 1749. 2 yoI.
fol. 11. lis. 6d. Edit. opt.



226 F A

Basilii Fabri, a Gesncro, Lips. 2 vol. fol. 1 1. Is.
A very good Edition was published at the Hague
in 1735, 2 vol. fol.

Basil Faber was born in Silesia in 1520, and was
Rector of the Augustinian college at Erford. He pub-
lished the first edition of his Thesaurus, or Scholas -
tic Dictionary, in 1571, to which several additions
have been made by Buchner, Cellarius, Gesner t
Gj'a-vius, &c. It is a correct and useful work..

Quintuplex Psalterium : Gallicum, Romanum,
Hebraicum vetus conciliatum , studio Jacobi Fabri
Stapulensis. Paris. Henric. Steph. 1509. et Edit sec.
,1613, fol. This work is very scarce,, both Editions
having been suppressed. 4 . ^. ^ uo.

Fabri (J.J Epistoiae beati Pauli cum Commen-
tariis, ex Officina Henr. Steph. 1515. fol.

De Maria Magdalena, trido Christi, et ex

tribus una Maria disceptatio. Paris. Henr. Steph.
1518, 4to.

Agones Martyrum Mensis Januarii, libro

primo contenti, sine loco et anno. About the be-
ginning of the 16th century.

Liber Trium Virorum, etTrium Spiritualium Vir-
ginum, scilicet Herm a?, lib. unus. Uguetini, lib. 1.
Fr. Roberti, lib. 2 f Hildegardi Serv. lib. 3. Elizabeth.
Virginis, lib. 6. Mechtildis Virginis, Jib. 5, edente
Jacobo Fabro, Par. Henr. Steph. 1513, fol. Some
copies of the Psalter, Agones Martyrum, and Epis-
toU Pauli, were printed on vellum : they are scarce,
and sell high. ....

Jacobus Fabri Stapulensis, i. e. James le Fevre



FA 227

of Staples, was born at the above town, in the dio-
cese of Amiens, about A. D. 1435. He was pro-
fessor of the belles lettres and philosophy in the Uni-
versity of Paris. Notwithstanding the chicaneries
which prevailed in the schools through the almost
universal attachment to the sublime trifling of the
scholastic doctors, Le Fevre endeavoured, and not
unsuccessfully, to introduce something more solid,
and especially the study of the learned languages.
William Bn\onet, bishop of Meaux, chose him ifor
his grand vicar in 1523. This "prelate, being sus-
pected of favouring Lutheranism, and persecuted on
the account, Le Fevre was obliged to leave his ser-
vice, for fear of being involved in the same calami-
ties with the bishop.' After having spent some time
at Strasburg, where there is reason to believe he pri-
vately embraced the protestant doctrine, he returned
to Paris, and became preceptor to Charles, duke of
Orleans, the third son of Francis I. The Queen
Margaret, sister to that prince, invited Le Fevre to
Nerac in 1530, where he died in 1537. There are
some remarkable circumstances relative to the death
of this great man, told even by Catholic historians,
which should not be omitted. On the day of his
death, being as well as usual, while dining with the
queen, and some learned men whom this princess
frequently invited to spend the day with her, Le
FevYe appeared pensive and melancholy, and was
observed to shed tears. The queen desired to know
what the cause of his sadness was : he answered,
" Tain distressed because of the enormity of my



223 F A

crimes. I am now 101 years of age; and though I
have lived a chaste life, and have been preserved
from those excesses into which many are hurried fey
the violence of their passions, yet I have been guilty
of this heinous offence I have known the truth,
and have taught it to many who have sealed it with
their blood, and yet 1 have had the weakness to hide
myself in those places where the crowns of martyrs
are never distributed." Having said this, he dictated
his will viva voce, went and lay down, on his bed,
and died in a few hours ! Bruysset. Diet. Hist.

Illustrium Imagines, ex antiquis Marmoribus, Nu-
mismatibus, et Gemmis expressa?, quae extant per
Fulvium Ursinum ; cum Commentariis Joan, Faeri,
Antv. 1606, 4. to.

Petri Fabri Agonisticon, sivede Re athletica, Lu-
disque veterum Gymnicis, Musicis, et Chcensibus
Tractatus, Lugd. 1595, 4to.

This author published, in 1576, 8vo. without place
or printer's name, a curious treatise, by which a per-
son may learn in what cases it is lawful for a Chris-
tian to bear arms.

tiaphaelis Fabretti Inscriptionum Antiquarura,
cum Emendationibus Gruterianis aliquot, Roma?,
1702, fol. An inestimable work.

de Columna Trajani Syntagma, cum

Alphonsi Ciaco?iii Historia utiiusque Belli Dacici . *
accedunt Explicatio veteris Tabellae Anaglypha?,
Homeri Iliadem ct Ilii excidium continentis, et emk-
sarii Lacus fucini descriptio, cum fig. Romae, 1683
et 1690, fbL See Ciaconius.



F A 229

Fabretti de Aquis et AquaeductibusUrbisRoma?,
Dissertationes tres, Romas, 1680, 4to. cum fig.

Raphael Fabretti was born at Urbin in Ombria,
1619, and died at Rome 1700. He was secretary to
Pope Alexander VIII. and a very eminent anti-
quarian.

Poetarum veterum Ecclesiasticorum Opera Chris-
tiana, et Operum reliquiae atque fragmenta, ex re-
censione Georgii Fabricii, Basil. Oporinus, 1564,
4to. A valuable work. See Poet^e.

Observationes selectas in varia loca Novi Testa-
menti, sive Laur. Ramiresii de Prado Pentecontar-
ehus : Alex. Mori in Novum Fcedus nota?, et Petri
Possini, Spicilegium Evangelicum, cum Tabulis
aeneis, et praemissa praefatione Jo. Alberti Fabricii*
12mo. Hamburg, 1712. A very useful collection,
containing many excellent notes on particular passa^
ges of the New Testament. The Spaniard's obser-
vations are some of the best in this selection.

Lux Evangelii toti orbi exoriens, 4to.

Hamb. 173 1 . These two treatises of Fabricius com-
prise an immense treasure of good learning and use-
ful knowledge. Every scholar, who is a lover of
biblical and ecclesiastical literature, would wish to
possess every line that Fabricius, Mosheim, and Le
Clerc, ever wrote.

Codex Apocryphus veteris Testamenti collect, et
censuris ac animadversionibus Joan. Alberti Fabri-
cii illustrates, Hamb. 1713 et 1723, 2 vol. 8vo.

Novi Testamenti, Gr. et Lat. ex edit.

et cum censuris ac animad, ejusdem /. xt. Fabricii,
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J Iamb. 1719, 3 yol. 8vo. Often bound in two, and
generally connected with the preceding work. These


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