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Title:
The Bible as book : the first printed editions
Author:
Saenger, Paul Henry, 1945-
Publication Information:
New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xii, 164 pages, 32 pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword / Paul Saenger and Kimberly Van Kampen -- Introduction / Anthony Kenny -- The layout of the Bible gloss in manuscript and early print / J.P. Gumbert -- An extraordinary achievement: the Glossa ordinaria in print / Karlfried Froehlich -- Biblical blockbooks / Nigel F. Palmer -- The impact of the early printed page on the reading of the Bible / Paul Saenger -- The changing shape of the Vulgate Bible in the fifteenth-century printing shops / Paul Needham -- Hebrew printing of the Bible in the XVth century / Adrian K. Offenberg -- Biblical books and the circulation of the Psalms in late-medieval England / Kimberly Van Kampen -- The Bible, printing and the educational goals of humanists / Guy Bedoulle -- The printing press in Alcalá de Henares: the Complutensian polyglot Bible / Julián Martín Abad -- The problem of manuscript basis for the earliest printed editions of the Greek New testament / Michael Welte -- 'The book thus put in every vulgar hand': impressions of readers in early English printed Bibles / William H. Sherman -- The re-evaluation of the patristic exegetical tradition in the sixteenth century / David Steinmetz.
ISBN:
9781884718922

9780712346016
Format :
Book

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Summary

Volume two investigates the unique features of various editions of 15th-century printed Bibles as well as the social, political, and technological circumstances under which they were produced.


Summary

This second volume in the series deals with the effects of early printing on the text, format and use of the Bible, and investigates the unique features of various editions of 15th-century printed Bible as well as the social, political and technological circumstances under which they were produced.