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Introduction to Latin Bibles and their glosses

Reference guides

Dictionaries, etc

Standard editions of the Latin Bible including recent acquisitions of facsimiles, manuscripts, editions

manuscripts, facsimiles--also see other sections below

  • Bible. Latin. Vulgate. ca. 875. San Paolo Bible. 1992. Biblia sacra: codex membranaceus saeculi IX. Bibbia di San Paolo fuori le muri. [Rome]: Istituto poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato. BS70.S3 1992 F, Special Collections. Full color facsimile of 9th century manuscript Bible in the Abbey of St. Paul, Rome. Known as the San Paolo Bible and Bibbia di San Paolo fuori le mura.
  • Biblia Latina. B.N. Latin. 61. MFILM N.S. 14417.
  • Biblia Latina. Paris, ca 1250?. 590 leaves, complete, on vellum ; 148 x 96 mm. MSS CODEX 1053.
  • Crusader Bible. Parallel title: Morgan Crusader Bible. Facsimile Verlag Luzern, 1998. ND3355.5 .K73 K738 1998 F Special Collections. In Latin, German, French and Arabic. Forty-three sheets of the manuscript reside at the Pierpont Morgan Library (MS M.638), two sheets at the Bibliotheque nationale de France (Ms. nouv.acq. lat. 2294) and one sheet at the J. Paul Getty Museum (83.MA.55).
  • Bible moralisée. Biblia de San Luis. Bible of St. Louis. 3 v. Barcelona: M. Moleiro Editor, S.A., 1999. Special Collections. Publisher information.

Old Latin

  • Bible. Latin. Old Latin. 1949. Vetus Latina; die Reste der altlateinischen Bibel. 1949-. There is a companion series of monographs: Bible. Latin. Old Latin. 1951. Vetus latina. Aus der Geschichte der lateinischen Bibel. Freiburg : Herder, 1957-.
  • Bible. Latin. Old Latin. 1743. Bibliorum Sacrorum Latinae versiones antiquae: seu vetus Italica, et caeterae quaecunque in codicibus mss. & antiquorum libris reperiri potuerunt: quae cum Vulgata Latina, & cum textu Graeco comparantur. Accedunt praefationes, observationes, ac notae, indexque novus ad Vulgatam e regione editam, idemque locupletissimus. / Opera & studio d. Petri Sabatier. Turnhout, Belgium : Brepolis, 1976. 3 v. On order. Sabatier, Pierre, 1682-1742, ed.; Fischer, Bonifatius, 1915-; La Rue, Vincent de, d. 1762, ed.; Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Manuscript. Lat. l86. Original Remis, Apud Reginaldus Florentain, 1743.

Vulgate

  • Bible. Latin. Vulgate. 1480/81. Biblia Latina cum glossa ordinaria: facsimile reprint of the editio Princeps Adolph Rusch of Strassburg 1480/81 / introduction by Karlfried Froehlich and Margaret T. Gibson. Brepols : Turnhout, 1992. 4 v. BS751480a F, Lane Rm. User's guide (1 leaf) accompanies each of the four volumes. This is the recommened printed version for medievalists (Berlioz et al, Identifier sources et citations, pp. 13-)
  • Bible. Latin. Vulgate. 1926. Biblia sacra iuxta Latinam Vulgatam versionem ad codicum fidem, iussu Pii pp. XI, cura et studio monachorum Sancti Benedicti Commissionis pontificiae a Pio pp. X institutae sodalium, praeside Aidano Gasquet, S.R.E. cardinale edita .... Romae : typis polyglottis Vaticanis, 1926-1987. Green Library Stacks BS75 1926 (Library has c.1: v.1-18; "Index Codicum et Editionum."
  • Bible. Latin. Vulgate. 1975. Biblia sacra iuxta Vulgatam versionem / Ed. B. Fischer, J. Gribomont, H.F.D. Sparks, W. Thiele et R. Weber. In Brepols Library of Latin Texts. Stanford only
  • Bible. Latin. Vulgate. 1994. Biblia sacra iuxta Vulgatam versionem / adiuvantibus Bonifatio Fischer ... [et al.] recensuit et brevi apparatu critico instruxit Robertus Weber. Ed. quartam emendatam. Stuttgart : Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1994.

Gutenberg Bible and other 15th C. printed editions

Gloss ordinaire, read about the Glossa ordinaria and Nicolas of Lyra (Library Congress uniform author form is Nicolas de Lyra ca 1270-1349) in  Lexikon des Mittelalters Stanford only (Search for "Nicolaus de Lyra"). The PL edition of the Gloss ordinaire (vols. 113-114), and all editions later than 1590, are not recommended. The most important edition is:

  • Bible. Latin. Vulgate. 1480/81. Biblia Latina cum glossa ordinaria: facsimile reprint of the editio Princeps Adolph Rusch of Strassburg 1480/81 / introduction by Karlfried Froehlich and Margaret T. Gibson. Brepols : Turnhout, 1992. 4 v. BS751480a F, Lane Rm. User's guide (1 leaf) accompanies each of the four volumes.

Special Collections has the later edition:

Stanford has film of Nicolas of Lira, Postillae Litteralis in Bibliam. Paris. Bib. Nat. ms. lat. 359. MFILM N.S. 14418. This is one of 70 surviving, complete manuscripts of the Postillae.

Nicolas of Lira, Postillae Litteralis in Bibliam. Vol 1, fol. 242 v. Paris. Bib. Nat. ms. lat. 359.Image reproduced fromBenedicto XIII, El Papa Luna: muestra de documentacion historica aragonesa en conmemoracion del sexto centenario de la eleccion papal de Don Pedro Martinez de Luna (Avidnon, 28septiembre 1394) / [textos: Jose Angel Sesma Mudnoz]. Zaragoza: Gobierno de Aragon, 1994.

Versions of the Bible in the references collections.