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Religions of St. Ambrose Antique Religious Print Helyot 1714
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Religions of St. Ambrose Antique Religious Print Helyot 1714

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Title: Religeuse de L’ Orde de S. Ambroise

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Religions of St. Ambrose Antique Religious Print Helyot 1714

Title: Religeuse de L’ Orde de S. Ambroise

Aurelius Ambrosius, better known in English as Saint Ambrose (c. between 337 and 340 – 4 April 397), was a bishop of Milan who became one of the most influential ecclesiastical figures of the 4th century.
He was one of the four original doctors of the Church.
His memorial is celebrated on December 7, the date of his ordination.

Copper plate engraving by: Pierre Helyot Paris, 1714.
After spending his youth in study, Helyot entered in his twenty-fourth year the convent of the third, order of St Francis, founded at Picpus, near Paris, by his uncle Jérhme, Helyot, canon of St Sepulchre. There he took the name of Père Hippolyte.

Origin: L'Histoire desordres monastiques, religieux et militaires, et des congregations séculières del'un et de l'autre sexe, qui ont été établis jusqu'à présent, published in 5volumes in 1714-1721.
Helyot died on January 5, 1716, before the fifth volume appeared, but his friend Maximilien Bullot completed the edition.
Helyot's onlyother noteworthy work is Le Chritien maurani (1695).

Fine original antique hand colored print.
Print is Guaranteed authentic.

Size: Leaf app.: 25 x 18.5 cm. 10 x 7.25 inches.
Image app.: 12.5 x 17 cm. 5 x 6.5 inches.
Condition: A fine antique copperplate engraving.