Complutensian Com`plu*ten"sian, a. Of or pertaining to Complutum (now Alcala de Henares) a city near Madrid; as, the Complutensian Bible. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • complutensian — |kämplü|tenchən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin complutensis (from Complutum, city in Spain now Alcalá de Henares) + English ian : of or relating to the polyglot bible published in Alcalá de Henares, Spain, in 1513 17 and… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Complutensian Polyglot Bible — The first page of the Complutensian Polyglot …   Wikipedia

  • Complutensian Polyglot Bible —    A six volume, multilingual edition of both the Old and New Testaments, edited by a group of Spanish scholars working at the new University of Alcalá (in Latin, Complutum) under the patronage of the archbishop of Toledo, Cardinal Francisco… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Complutensian Polyglot Bible —       the first of several editions of the Bible in which the text was presented in several languages in adjacent columns. The Complutensian Polyglot presented the Old Testament in Hebrew, Greek, and Latin and the New Testament in Greek and Latin …   Universalium

  • Madrid, Complutensian University of — ▪ university, Madrid, Spain original name  University Of Alcalá De Henares,  Spanish  Universidad Complutense De Madrid, or Universidad De Alcalá De Henares,         institution of higher learning founded in 1508 at Alcalá de Henares, in the… …   Universalium

  • Editions of the Bible — • Includes Hebrew and Greek editions Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Editions of the Bible     Editions of the Bible      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Polyglot (book) — For other uses, see polyglot (disambiguation). A polyglot (also spelled polyglott) is a book that contains side by side versions of the same text in several different languages. Some editions of the Bible or its parts are polyglots, in which the… …   Wikipedia

  • Early editions of the Hebrew Bible — Jewish printers were quick to take advantages of the printing press in publishing the Hebrew Bible. While for synagogue services written scrolls were used (and still are used, as Sifrei Torah are always handwritten), the printing press was very… …   Wikipedia

  • biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …   Universalium

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