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The Vulgate Bible, Volume I: The Pentateuch: Douay-Rheims Translation
Edgar, Swift, editor

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010 pp. xxxvi + 1151. $29.95

Series Information
Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library


Description: This volume elegantly and affordably presents the text of the Pentateuch, the first five books of the Bible, beginning with the creation of the world and the human race, continuing with the Great Flood, Godís covenant with Abraham, Israelís flight from Egypt and wanderings through the wilderness, the laws revealed to Moses, his mustering of the twelve tribes of Israel, and ending on the eve of Israelís introduction into the Promised Land. This is the first volume of the projected five-volume set of the complete Vulgate Bible.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Pentateuch, Literature, Methods, Linguistics, Latin

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Review by Mark Elliott
Published 8/3/2011
Citation: Mark Elliott, review of Swift Edgar, ed., The Vulgate Bible, Volume I: The Pentateuch: Douay-Rheims Translation, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2011).


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