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22.8 Apostolos
Skete of St Anne, Kyriakon, Library
Venice, Antonio Pinelli


The Original New Testament

Apostolos. 'Let our faith be not in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.' [Printed in] Venice by Antonio Pinelli 1614.

19 cm.- fol.[159].- Single-column text, with black and red letters. Printer's mark at the end.

The Apostolos, a service book containing selections from the Acts of the Apostles and the Epistles, went through many reprints, as it was used in schools. To date 91 editions have been identified for the period up to 1800, the earliest printed in Venice by Demetrios of Zeno in 1525.

Only two copies of this edition have been found, the other being in the Dionysiou Monastery.

Bibliography: Papadopoulos 1986, no. 495.

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