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The New Cambridge History of the Bible: Volume 2, From 600 to 1450

The New Cambridge History of the Bible: Volume 2, From 600 to 1450

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Richard Marsden, E. Ann Matter
Cambridge University Press, 4/26/2012
EAN 9780521860062, ISBN10: 0521860067

Hardcover, 1068 pages, 22.9 x 16.3 x 5.3 cm
Language: English
Originally published in English

This volume examines the development and use of the Bible from late Antiquity to the Reformation, tracing both its geographical and its intellectual journeys from its homelands throughout the Middle East and Mediterranean and into northern Europe. Richard Marsden and E. Ann Matter's volume provides a balanced treatment of eastern and western biblical traditions, highlighting processes of transmission and modes of exegesis among Roman and Orthodox Christians, Jews and Muslims and illuminating the role of the Bible in medieval inter-religious dialogue. Translations into Ethiopic, Slavic, Armenian and Georgian vernaculars, as well as Romance and Germanic, are treated in detail, along with the theme of allegorized spirituality and established forms of glossing. The chapters take the study of Bible history beyond the cloisters of medieval monasteries and ecclesiastical schools to consider the influence of biblical texts on vernacular poetry, prose, drama, law and the visual arts of East and West.

Part I. Texts and Versions
1. The Hebrew Bible Judith Olszowy-Schlanger
2. The Greek Christian Bible Barbara Crostini
3. Jewish Greek Bible versions Nicholas de Lange
4. The Bible in Latin c.600 to c.900 Pierre-Maurice Bogaert
5. The Bible in Latin c.900 to Trent Frans van Liere
6. The Bible in Ethiopic Ephraim Isaac
7. The Bible in Arabic Sidney H. Griffith
8. The Bible in Armenian S. Peter Cowe
9. The Bible in Georgian Jeff W. Childers
10. The Bible in Slavonic Henry Cooper
11. The Bible in Germanic Andrew Colin Gow
12. The Bible in English Richard Marsden
13. The Bible in the languages of Scandinavia Bodil Ejrnæs
14. The Bible in French Clive R. Sneddon
15. The Bible in Italian Lino Leonardi
16. The Bible in Spanish Gemma Avenoza
Part II. Format and Transmission
17. The Bibles of the Christian East Georgi R. Parpulov
18. Carolingian Bibles David Ganz
19. The Latin gospelbook c.600–1200 Dorothy Shepard
20. The glossed Bible Lesley Smith
21. The thirteenth-century Bible
Paris and beyond Laura Light
22. Romanesque display Bibles Dorothy Shepard
23. Latin and vernacular apocalypses Nigel Morgan
24. The Latin Psalter Theresa Gross-Diaz
25. Illustration in Biblical manuscripts
East and West John Lowden
Part III. The Bible Interpreted
26. Byzantine Orthodox exegesis Tia M. Kolbaba
27. The Patristic legacy
exegesis to c.1000 John J. Contreni
28. The early schools, c.900–1100 Guy Lobrichon
29. The Bible in Medieval universities William J. Courtenay
30. Scripture and reform Mary Dove
31. Jewish Biblical exegesis from its beginnings to the twelfth century Robert A. Harris
32. The Bible in Jewish-Christian dialogue Anna Sapir Abulafia
33. The Bible in Muslim-Christian encounters David Waines
Part IV. The Bible in Use
34. The Bible in the Medieval liturgy, c.600–1300 Joseph Dyer
35. The use of the Bible in preaching Siegfried Wenzel
36. The Bible in the spiritual literature of the Medieval West E. Ann Matter
37. Literacy and the Bible Marie-Luise Ehrenschwendtner
38. The Bible and canon law Gerald Bray
39. The Qur'an and the Bible Angelika Neuwirth
Part V. The Bible Transformed
40. The Bible in public art 600–1050 John Mitchell
41. The Bible in public art 1050–1450 C. M. Kauffmann
42. Icons of the Eastern Church Robin Cormack
43. Medieval verse paraphrases of the Bible Evelyn Birge Vitz
44. Staging the Bible Lynette R. Muir.