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Title:
Leaf from Latin Vulgate Bible-Jeremiah
Date:
1482
Phys. Desc:

Incunabulum (in the baby's cradle). Leaf out of Bibliosacra- Latin Vulgate Bible. With rubrication (Red letters). Printed Movable type. 11 1/4" x 8"

Incunabulum, used in reference to text, is generally anything printed (not handwritten) before 1501 in Europe. The Vulgate was a revision of the Bible by Saint Jerome. Pope Damasus I commissioned the work in 382. Jerome used existing Latin text along with added Greek, Aramaic, and Hebrew transcripts. The Vulgate became the official Bible of the Roman Catholic Church.

ID:
AFTB46
Repository:
Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections
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Publisher:
Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections
Contributor:
Andrew and Kathy Tatler-Burgess
Rights:
Educational
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