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Magdeburg Centuries.

Multivol. research by ev. scholars of Magdeburg and elsewhere, on initiative of M. Flacius* Illyricus, in sources of ch. hist. up to 1300 and its interpretation as a battle bet. truth and error. Called “Centuries” because of division of the work by centuries. First Lat. title: Ecclesiastica historia, integram Ecclesiae Christi ideam quantum ad locum, propagationem, persecutionem, tranquillitatem, doctrinam, haereses, ceremonias, gubernationem, schismata, synodos, personas, miracula, martyria, religiones extra Ecclesiam, et stature Imperii politicum attinet, secundum singulas centurias … complectens … congesta per aliquot studiosos et pios viros in urbe Magdeburgicae. A later title: Centuriae Magdeburgenses, seu historia ecclesiastica Novi Testamenti, cum variorum theologorum continuationibus ad haec nostra tempora, quas excipient supplementa emendationum, defensionum, illustrationumque ad priores centurias XIII. See also Pseudo-Isidorian Decretals; Wigand, Johann(es).

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