Thursday, April 01, 2004

Douai-reims Bible

Also called  Reims-douai Bible,  also spelled  Rheims-douay,   English translation of the Latin Vulgate Bible produced by Roman Catholic scholars in exile from England at the English College in Douai (then in the Spanish Netherlands but now part of France). The New Testament translation was published in 1582 at Rheims, where the English College had temporarily relocated in 1578. The Old Testament was translated shortly afterward but


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