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17th Century
Tolle lege: The Confessions of St. Augustine

The 17th Century

Examples of the Confessions published from 1601 to 1700. Texts that are noteworthy and/or available as full-text scans are linked separately in the navigation to the left.

Confessiones S. Aurelii Augustini. In exemplum perfectae conversionis ad Deum scriptae...
Dilingae [Dillingen] : Typis Erhardi Lochner, 1631.

Confessionvm libri X. S. Avrel. Avgvstini; cum notis R. P. Henrici Wagnereck.
Coloniae [Cologne] : Apud Iodocum Kalcovium, 1646.

Both of these editions are annotated by the Jesuit scholar Heinrich Wangnereck (1595-1664).

D. Aurelii Augustini Hippon. Episcopi libri XIII Confessionum : ad 3 M.S.S. exemp. emendati, opera et studio R.P.H. Sommalii ...
Coloniae Agrippinae [Cologne] : Sumptibus Cornelii ab Egmond et Sociorum, 1647.

Saint Augustines confessions translated: and with some marginall notes illustrated. Wherein divers antiquities are explained; and the marginall notes of a former popish translation, answered. By William Wats, D.D.
London : printed by T.R. & E.M. for Abel Roper, at the Sun over against St. Dunstans Church in Fleet-street, 1650.

This English version is the second edition of William Watts' translation (first 1631), written in part as a response to the translation of Sir Tobie Matthew printed at the English College of St. Omer in 1620.

Divi Avrelii Avgvstini Episcopi Hippon. Confessionvm libri XIII.
Antverpiæ [Antwerp] : ex officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1650.

D. Aurelii Augustini Hippon. Episcopi libri XIII Confessionum. Ad 3. MSS. exemp. emendati, opera et studio R.P.H. Sommalii.
Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden, the Netherlands] : Apud Danielem Elzevirium, 1675.

The edition above right is edited by the Jesuit scholar Henricus Sommalius (1534-1619).

Les confessions de S. Augustin, traduites en françois par Arnauld D'Andilly.
Bruxelles [Brussels] : Eug. Henry Fricx, 1675.

D. Aurelii Augustini Hipp. episc. libri XIII Confessionum, ad 3 Mss. exemp. emendati, opera et studio R.P. H. Sommalii è Societate Iesu.
Coloniæ Agrippinæ [Cologne] : Apud Balthasarem ab Egmont et Soc., 1683.

The edition above right is edited by the Jesuit scholar Henricus Sommalius (1534-1619).

Sancti Aurelii Augustini, Hipponensis episcopi. Confessionum libri XIII : emendatissimi et notis illustrati, cum novis in singula capita argumentis.
Parisiis [Paris] : typis & sumptibus Joannis Baptistae Coignard, 1687.