Monthly Archives: January 2011

St. Jerome’s Preface to the Vulgate Version of the New Testament

Addressed to Pope Damasus, 383 A.D. You urge me to revise the old Latin version, and, as it were, to sit in judgment on the copies of the Scriptures which are now scattered throughout the whole world; and, inasmuch as they … Continue reading

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Old Latin Bible

Old Latin Bible is a collective name given to the Biblical texts in Latin that were translated before St Jerome’s Vulgate Bible (382-405 AD) became the standard Bible for Latin-speaking Western Christians. It was written in Late Latin, not the early … Continue reading

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