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Hammer

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(Anglo-Saxon, hamer.)

(1) Pierre dʹAilly, Le Marteau des Hérétiques, president of the council that condemned John Huss. (1350–1425.)

(2) Judas Asmonæus, surnamed Maccabœus, “the hammer.” (B.C. 166–136.)

(3) St. Augustine is called by Hakewell “That renowned pillar of truth and hammer of heresies.” (B.C. 395–430.)

(4) John Faber, surnamed Malleus Hereticoʹrum, from the title of one of his works. (1470–1541.)

(5) St. Hilary, Bishop of Poitiers, Malleus Arianoʹrum. (350–367.)

(6) Charles Martel. (689–741.)

“On prétend quʹon lui donna le ʹsurnom de Martel, parcequʹil avait écrasé comme avec un marteau les Sarrasins, qui, sous la conduite dʹabdéʹrame, avaient envahi la France.”—Bouillet: Dictionnaire Universel, etc.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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