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 Babylon magna ruens
(422 words)

‘Babylon the great is fallen’

Enevald Svenonius

Date: 1669

Original Language: Latin


Babylon magna ruens is the first part in Enevald Svenonius’ large theological work in which he attempts to refute all doctrines that deviate from orthodox Lutheran Christianity. It was printed by the University of Turku in 1669, with the title Babylon magna ruens, Apoc. 18: 2.19, sue vox clamantis in aquilone adversus AntiChristum occidentalem (‘Babylon the Great is fallen, Rev. 18:2.19, or the…

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Karttunen, Klaus, “ Babylon magna ruens”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 29 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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