LÉON, Luys de. De los nombres de Christo en III libros. 2a impr. Barcelona, (Pedro Malo for) Fr. Trincher, 1587. (1), 332 lvs. Sm-8°. 19th c. Spanish bind. (Margins trimmed, more or less stained throughout, last 4 lvs. partially dam. and rep. (no text loss!)).Luys de Leon (1527-1591), poet and professor at the University of Salamanca. Persecuted by the Inquisition, he was in prison for 5 years where he prepared 'The names of Christ' which was written as a guide to the layman about the essential principles of the church. It is written in dialogue form about three friends who discuss fourteen of the Scriptural names of Christ over a period of two days in a country estate. Each book ends in a lyrical meditation expressed in a poem. The predominant theme is the centrality and universality of Christ. Sold w.a.f., not subject to return. - Salva 1184 (ed. 1585); Cat. Heredia 4012.
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