SHORT RELATIONSHIPS. S.l.n.d. [c. 1792].... - Lot 162 - Binoche et Giquello

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SHORT RELATIONSHIPS. S.l.n.d. [c. 1792].... - Lot 162 - Binoche et Giquello
SHORT RELATIONSHIPS. S.l.n.d. [c. 1792]. In-8, 64 pages, modern bradel boards.
Edifying accounts of persecutions and massacres committed by popular fury on religious in the South-East of France.
2 plates engraved on copperplate by Lodovico Filiciani after Francesco Rovira depict the torture and execution in Marseille and Avignon of several religious, with dates and their names.
The work contains accounts of the life and death of Fathers Nuirate and Tassi, religious of Marseilles who were murdered for refusing to sign the "civic oath" voted by the National Assembly, of three priests who had withdrawn to the Cevennes and were massacred by patriots, a sonnet on the popular fury, on the constitutional bishops, on the so-called civic oath, etc.
One also finds the translation of an Italian Letter, printed & written by a Corsican Priest, dated Bastia 1792, who was proclaimed bishop of Corsica after having accepted the civic oath.
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