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Brethren Church Archives

Title: The Bloody Scene or Martyrs Mirror of the Defenseless Christians who baptized only upon confession of faith, and who suffered and died for the testimony of Jesus, their Saviour, from the time of Christ to the year A.D. 1660
Accession #:BCA 2004-00019Accessed: n/aRec'd by:David R. Roepke
Acquisition #:BCA 2004-00019Acquired: n/aAcq'd by:David R. Roepke
Donee:n/aDonation type:Gift
Address:n/aDeclared value:$n/an/a
Category:Rare Book CollectionSub-Category:Artifact
Storage Medium: File storage boxStorage Location:BC Archives
Classification:Religion


Publication / Copyright Information

Author:Thieleman J. van Braght (1624-1664)
Publisher:Ephrata CloistersCopyrighted?:NoYear:1748
Address:n/aItem type:n/an/aGenre:n/a
Database:RecordReserved:For future use

Scope, Content, Abstract:

The Martyrs Mirror [Click for larger image]Condition:  Much worn stamped leather binding with more worn spine.  The front and back covers are partially detached with clasps missing.  The title pages are intact and the book has foxing and staining throughout.  Two volumes in one.

German Title:  Der Blutige Schauplatz, oder, Martyrer Spiegel der Tauffs gesi[n]nten oder wehrlosen-Christen: die um des Zeugnuss Jesu ihres Seligmachers willen gelitten haben, und seynd getödtet worden, von Christi Zeit an bis auf das Jahr 1660

The Martyrs Mirror: Vol. I Title pageThe Martyrs Mirror: Vol. II Title page