Selections from Bayle's Dictionary

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CONTENTS
Introductionv
Editorial Notesxxxi
ABDAS, a Bishop in Persia3
ADAM, the Stock and Father of all Mankind8
ANABAPTISTS, a Sect, which sprung up soon after the Rise of Lutheranism26
AUGUSTIN, one of the most illustrious Fathers of the Church49
BERNARD, Abbot of Clairvaux77
CASTILE, Blanche of, Queen of France83
CONSTANCE, a City of Germany93
DAVID, King of the Jews96
HOBBES, one of the greatest geniuses of the XVIIth century 125
JAPAN, a great country situated eastward of China142
KNUZEN, who publickly maintained Atheism153
MANICHEES, heretics, infamous sect founded by one Manes157
POQUELIN, a famous Comedian known by the name of Molière183
PYRRHO, a Greek Philosopher202
REMOND, counsellor in the parlement of Bourdeaux225
RUGGERI, a Florentine, introduced himself into the court of France as a great Astrologer241
SARAH, sister and wife of Abraham262
SPINOZA, who forsook Judaism and at last became an Atheist291

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction vii
  • Editorial Notes xxxiii
  • ABDAS 3
  • ADAM 8
  • ANABAPTISTS 26
  • AUGUSTIN 49
  • BERNARD 77
  • CASTILE 83
  • CONSTANCE 93
  • DAVID 96
  • Hobbes 125
  • JAPAN 142
  • KNUZEN 153
  • MANICHEES 157
  • POQUELIN 183
  • PYRRHO 202
  • REMOND 225
  • RUGGERI 241
  • SARAH 262
  • SPINOZA 291
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