3 edition of The critical history of the religions and customs of the eastern nations found in the catalog.
The critical history of the religions and customs of the eastern nations
by printed by J. Heptinstall, for Henry Faithorne and John Kersey ... in London
Written in English
|Statement||written in French by the learned Father Simon ; and now done into English, by A. Lovell ...|
|Series||Early English books, 1641-1700 -- 1643:25.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 190,  p.|
|Number of Pages||190|
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Get this from a library. The critical history of the religions and customs of the eastern nations. [Richard Simon; Archibald Lovell]. History Electronic book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Simon, Richard, Critical history of the religions and customs of the eastern nations.
London, Printed by J. Heptinstall, for H. Paithorne and J. Kersey, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File. Influenced by Benedict Spinoza, he devoted his life to textual criticism of the Scriptures, publishing several major books.
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