Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Thomas Hobbes

Date: 1651

Original Language: English


The first edition of Leviathan, or the Matter, Forme & Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclestiasticall and Civill, was published for Hobbes at the Green Dragon in St Paul’s Churchyard by Andrew Crooke in 1651. This is known as the ‘Head edition’ due to the printer’s device (a head on a capital) on the title page. There were two versions of this edition, one printed on large-size paper (35 …

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Bennett, Clinton, “ Leviathan”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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