Balen, Matthijs Jansz (1611-1691)

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Matthijs Jansz Balen (Matthys Balen), born 1 October 1611, was a member of the Dordrecht Mennonite congregation. He wrote Beschrijvinge der Stadt Dordrecht (Descriptions of the City of Dordrecht), printed in 1677, which is considered a model of contemporary local historiography. He died in Dordrecht on 30 March 1691.

Bibliography

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1862): 106.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1955


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Balen, Matthijs Jansz (1611-1691)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1955. Web. 23 Aug 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Balen,_Matthijs_Jansz_(1611-1691)&oldid=110323.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1955). Balen, Matthijs Jansz (1611-1691). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 August 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Balen,_Matthijs_Jansz_(1611-1691)&oldid=110323.




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