The Written And Printed Word


Rev. Mr. John Fox, 1794
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     The complete title for this book is: THE NEW AND COMPLETE BOOK OF MARTYRS; or An Universal History of Martyrdom: being Fox's Book of Martyrs Revised and Corrected, with Additions and great Improvements. Containing an authentic account of the Lives, Persecutions and Sufferings of the Holy Martyrs; and the many dreadful Persecutions sgainst the Church of Christ in all Parts of the World, Pagans, Jews, Turks, Papists, and Others, from the Earliest Ages Of The Church To The Present Period. Including the Life, Sufferings, and Martyrdom of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; with the Martyrdom of the Apostles, Evangelists, and other Primitive Christians, The Ten Great Persecutions under the Roman Emperors. The Persecutions in Persia, under Saphores: and the Persecutions under the Arian Vandals. The Martyrdom of the Missionaries in China: The Persecutions in the East-Indies: The Barbarities exercised by the Spaniards in America: And the Cruelties practiced on the Christians of Abyssinia and Georgia. The Persecutions exercised by the Papists in various Parts of Europe. Together with a Complete History of the Martyrdoms of The Faithful and Virtuous in the First Ages of the World: The Persecutions of the Maccabees by the Greeks; of the Hebrews by the Egyptians; and of the Children of Israel by the Philistines, and other barbarous nations. The Whole Forming At Once A General Christian Martyrology, and a Complete History of Persecutions. By the Rev. Mr. John Fox, M.A. late of Magdalen College, Oxford. Now revised, Corrected and Improved, with many additional Articles, Relating to the Acts and Monuments of the Church. By Paul Wright, D.D. Embellished with Forty Elegant Copper Plate Engravings. In Two Volumes. Vol.1.
      This edition (one of 89) was printed at New York: Printed and sold by William Durell, at the Book-Store and Printing Office, No.208, Pearl-Street, near the Fly-Market..