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Ecclesiae suae origines

Author
Eutychius سعيد بن البطريق
Subject
Miscellaneous items
Date Of Publication
1642
Place of Publication
London
Overview
The first Arabic book to be printed in England. Translation of Eutychius’s (died 940) Naẓm al-Jawhar (String of Jewels), a chronicle of events from Creation to his own time. Also known as Said bin Batriq, Eutychius was the Melchite Patriarch of Alexandria. Translated with commentary by John Selden (died 1654). Arabic text with Latin translation. Printed by Richard Bishop.