Detroit Public Library Monthly

Detroit Public Library Monthly

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...exhibit was removed and a collection of Bibles was installed and still remains for inspection. Among these is polyglot printed in Spain under the auspices of Cardinal Ximines in 1514. It contains the text in Hebrew, Greek, Latin and Chaldee. There is another polyglot printed in 1569 under the auspices of Philip II. of Spain. The languages represented in this are Syriac, Hebrew', Greek and Latin. There is also an edition in Latin printed in Gothic type in Venice in 1485..artin Luthers Bible is shown. This is a translation into German made by Luther himself and printed at Frankfort-on-the-Main in 1534. This has probably had as wide circulation and infiuence as any of the translations 01' the Scriptures. The 'ew Testament in Greek with a Latin translation in parallel columns by Erasmus was the first Greek testament to appear in printed form. It was printed at Basle in 1516. There are numerous editions, including 'yclifs, 1380; Tyndales. 1525: Coverdales, 1535; Cranmers, 1539; Genevan Version, 1560; Bishop's Bible. 1568: King james Version, 1568: Douay Version. 1600; Revised Version, 1885. The Douay Version is the one commonly used in the Roman Catholic Church in England and America. and the King James Version is similarly the authorized version among Protestants. Among other interesting things shown are fac similes of the Codex Alexandrine, one of the three oldest manuscript copies of the Bible known, dating from the fifth century; Cromwell's Soldier's Bible, being Scripture texts compiled for the use of the soldiers of the Commonwealth, 1643; also a miniature Bible. being the complete Bible, with illustrations, comprised within a space something less than 1% by 1% inches. and weighing less than half an ounce....show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236957121
  • 9781236957122