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Foxe's Book of Martyrs: Select Narratives

Edited By: John N. King
Oxford University Press / 2009 / Paperback

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With stirring stories of the apprehension, interrogation, imprisonment, and execution of alleged heretics, this is a powerful book. Based on a new transcription of the last edition overseen by Foxe, King has added 21 original woodcuts, a comprehensive introduction to the man and his times, glossaries, a general index, and notes. 336 pages, softcover. Oxford University.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 336
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 7.80 X 5.30 (inches)
ISBN: 0199236844
ISBN-13: 9780199236848
Availability: Available to ship on or about 08/20/14.

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"Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, and play the man: we shall this day light such a candle by God's grace in England, as, I trust, shall never be put out." Hugh Latimer's famous words of consolation to Nicholas Ridley as they are both about to be burnt alive for heresy come from John Foxe's magisterial Acts and Monuments, popularly known as the Book of Martyrs. This vast collection of unforgettable accounts of religious persecution exerted as great an influence on early modern England and New England as the Bible and the Book of Common Prayer. It contains many stirring stories of the apprehension, interrogation, imprisonment, and execution of alleged heretics. Based on a new transcription of the last edition overseen by John Foxe, this new edition includes a full introduction to Foxe and his times, the religious conflicts, and the nature of martyrological narratives. The text is further enhanced by 21 of the original woodcut illustrations, glossaries of people, places, and words, a general index, and notes explaining allusions and identifying scriptural quotations.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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John N. King is Distinguished University Professor and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English and Religious Studies at Ohio State University.

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