Parisiis, Ex Typographia Regia.: M.DCCXL.  1740
Item Number: 17938
"Michel Le Quien 1661-1733, patristic scholar. In 1681 he entered the Dominican Order at Paris where he spent most of his life. His magnus opus was his Oriens Christianus, published posthumously in 1740. ""Le Quien contemplated issuing this work as early as 1722, and had made a contract with the printer Simart... In editing it, he used the notes of the Benedictine Sainte-Marthes, who had projected an ""Orbis Christianus, and had obligingly handed him over their notes on the Orient and Africa. The Oriens Christianus as projected by Le Quien, was to comprise..... the hierarchy of the four Gr... View More...