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 Bewys van den waren godsdienst met overige Nederduitsche gedichten
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‘Proof of the true religion with other Low German poems’

Hugo Grotius

Date: 1622, 1627

Original Language: Dutch

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Grotius’ Bewys van den waren godsdienst was partly written during his captivity at Loevestein castle. When he was suffering from depression, his close friend Gerardus Vossius (1577-1649) tried to cheer him up by encouraging him to study and write. In December 1619, Grotius wrote to Vossius to say that he was considering workin…

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van Liere, Lucien, “ Bewys van den waren godsdienst met overige Nederduitsche gedichten”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26844>
First published online: 2015



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