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Hull’s Cultures of Knowledge – Greek Bibles from Erasmus Onwards

UNIVERSITY OF HULL, Hull, HU6 74X

30 Jun 2018

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Professor Keith Elliott – Greek Bibles from Erasmus Onwards

For nearly a thousand years, Christians in Western Europe were content to use the Latin translation of the bible known as the Vulgate. But in 1516, the great Dutch humanist Desiderius Erasmus published a reconstruction of the New Testament in its original language from surviving Greek manuscripts.

This work shattered centuries-old certainties, and was quoted directly in the first of Luther’s famous ’95 Theses’, which launched the Reformation.

In this lecture Keith Elliott will reflect on the scope of Erasmus’s achievement, and his continuing influence on later biblical scholarship. The BJL holds a Strasbourg, 1524, edition of the Greek Testament which was based directly on Erasmus’s text, and a number of other early NT texts, and editions by Erasmus of the early church fathers.

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UNIVERSITY OF HULL,
Hull,
HU6 74X

01482 346311

sdms@hull.ac.uk

http://www.hull.ac.uk

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