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 In Danielem Prophetam commentarius
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In Danielem Prophetam commentarius

Commentary on the Prophet Daniel

Philip Melanchthon

Date: 1543

Original Language: Latin


When Melanchthon’s commentary on Daniel appeared, Europe had been living with the Turkish threat for more than 100 years. Marching westward, they had taken Thessalonika in 1430 and Otranto in 1480. Advancing through the Balkans, they were at the gates of Vienna in 1529. This terrifying menace prompted numerous publications. Juan Luis Vives published De condition…

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Balserak, Jon, “ In Danielem Prophetam commentarius”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 03 April 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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