A Dissertation Concerning the Government of the Ancient Church by Bishops, Metropolitans, and Patriarchs
"Concerning the ancient Power and Jurisdiction of the Bishops of Rome
Title continues: "Concerning the ancient Power and Jurisdiction of the Bishops of Rome, and the Encroachments of that upon other Sees, especially the See of Constantinople." William Cave (1637-1713) received his DD at Oxford and is an important historian of the church in 17th-century Britain. Contents: The State of the Church-Government, and Power of the Roman Bishops until the Council of Nice; The Government of the Church, and Power of the Bishops of Romae, as 'tis represented in the Canons of the Nicene Council; The Extent of the Bishop's of Rome's Jurisdiction considered as a Metropolitan; An Enquiry into the Rise and Origin of Patriarchs in the Christian Church; The Bounds of the Roman Patriarchate; The Encroachments of the See of Rome upon other Sees, especially the See of Constantinople.
Publisher: Printed for R. Chiswel, at the Rose and Crown in St. Paul's Church-yard
Date Published: 1683
Place Published: London
Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: , 334,  p. 17 cm full leather binding. Includes 8 p. of publisher's ads at rear. Some minor wear to edges, tiny ink notation on front pastedown, ink inscription on a front endpaper, rear free endpaper missing, a few small ink marks on title page. Pages 21-28 separating from binding at bottom, small holes in margins of pp. 23 & 193, small chip in edge of p. 309, inscription in ink on rear pastedown (1694).