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Leaf from Latin Vulgate Bible-Jeremiah

 Digital Record
Collection number: AFTB46

Dates

  • Digitized: 1482

Rights Statement Note

Educational

Physical Description Note

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.

Publisher Note

Publisher: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections

Contributor Note

Contributor: Andrew and Kathy Tatler-Burgess

Repository Details

Part of the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Valdosta State University Archives, Odum Library
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta GA 30601 United States
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