Question: What was the first Latin Bible?

When was the first Latin Bible?

The Latin translation of the Bible written by St. Jerome, who was asked by Pope Damasus in 382 A.D. to bring order out of the proliferation of Old Latin versions which were in circulation. His translation became the standard Latin version of the Bible for the Western Latin-speaking Church.

When was the New Testament translated from Greek to Latin?

The new learning in the 15th and 16th centuries revived the study of ancient Greek and led to new translations, among them an important one by the Dutch humanist Desiderius Erasmus, who in 1516 published an edition of the New Testament containing the Greek text and his own translation into Latin.

Who killed Tyndale?

Tyndale was betrayed to imperial authorities, and seized in Antwerp in 1535. He was sentenced to be burned to death, even though Cromwell himself tried to intercede on his behalf. Tyndale “was strangled to death while tied at the stake, and then his dead body was burned”.

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