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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms benl-00214
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  226 x 179mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  Latin
Place:  Deventer
Date:  1701-02-06
Short summary:  Wishes for a happy new year and new century; comments on an English work on the ancient religion of the Persians and Medi and the theory presented there that King Salomo had imported gold from America; information that the author is now finishing his work on elephants on coins
Person:  Cuper, Gijsbert, 1644-1716, Politician, Archaeologist, Histologist, Philologist, author
Person:  Huet, Pierre Daniel, 1630-1721, Philosopher, Theologian, Bishop, addressee
Person:  Hyde, Thomas, 1636-1703, Orientalist, person referred to
Person:  Spanheim, Friedrich, 1632-1701, Theologian, Archaeologist, person referred to
Subject:  History, Numismatics and epigraphy, Religion
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Illustrissimi viri Gisberti Cuperi,... de Elephantis in nummis obviis exercitationes duae, Hagae Comitum 1719. (Book)
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