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Pieter Huygen was a Mennonite, concerning whom nothing is known but that he was the author of Beginselen van Gods Koninkryk in den Mensch uitgedrukt in Zinnebeelden. This book was formerly very popular among the Dutch Mennonites. There have been at least nine editions (Harlingen 1689, of which there is no copy extant, Amsterdam 1700, another edition of 1700, Groningen 1715, Amsterdam 1724, 1735, 1738, 1740); in the third and following editions are inserted the Stigtelyke Rymen by Jan Huygen, who was probably Pieter Huygen's son.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Huygen, Pieter (1662-after 1724)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 24 Nov 2015.,_Pieter_(1662-after_1724)&oldid=65548.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1956). Huygen, Pieter (1662-after 1724). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 November 2015, from,_Pieter_(1662-after_1724)&oldid=65548.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 868. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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