Search the Clementine Vulgate. New search. Instructions. As well as typing in simple phrases to search for, you can perform sophisticated searches using. The Clementine Vulgate is the official edition of the Latin Vulgate, corrected and standardized following the Council of Trent and promulgated in by Pope. Latin Vulgate Bible, Biblia Sacra Vulgata. Douay-Rheims · DR + LV, Latin Vulgate. Latin Vulgate (Clementine). All, A · B · C · D · E · G · H · I · J · K · L · M · N · O.

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Jerome’s time, through the Middle Ages, until vernacular editions were introduced, educated Catholics throughout the world were familiar with the Vulgate. Having both Bibles side by side allows us to see exactly where the vernacular translation came from. Even those with limited Latin skills will be able to follow along, using the Douay Rheims translation as an aid.

You’ll see how the Douay Rheims is a literal translation of the classic Vulgate. It is a beautiful, captivating read. The Biblia Sacra is not difficult to understand and it doesn’t take much study of Latin to be able to get through the texts passably. Included in this Bible are Challoner’s notes, and the texts found in the appendix to the Vulgate, namely 3 and 4 Esdras and the prayer of Manasses in Latin with an English translation.

This makes the Bible totally comprehensive and ideal for theology students. Owning one of these beautiful Bibles will give you great pleasure each time you read it, and ensure that your family is familiar with sacred scripture in Latin as well as English.

Bound in leather with ornate gold blocked cover and spine.

Gilded page edges, head and tail bands and two satin ribbons. Ignorance of the Scriptures is ignorance of Christ. In both the Celmentine Testament, which relates to us his words and life, and the Old Testament which prepared the nations for the coming of Christ through prophesy, and through types of the messiah that was to come to bestow grace and blessing on the whole world Luke Through all of this we are drawn to ever know the person of Jesus Christ more clearly.

The Church has always endeavoured to make the treasures of the scriptures available to its children. The history of the Vulgate begins with Pope Damasus I d.

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Damasus was a great reforming Pope who, amongst other issues was concerned with the important place the Scriptures held in the life of the Church. Clemenhine fixed the canon of Scripture in the Catholic Church by decree, and he also commissioned Saint Jerome to undertake his famous revision of the Old Latin Bible in order to produce the Vulgate.

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The Vulgate became the standard Latin text of the Scriptures, and has had an unrivalled impact on western thought and culture. Such was its significance that it was the first book to be printed on the Gutenberg Press in The scholarship of the great age of the fathers in the fourth century was vulggate in the sixteenth by the Council of Trent during the turbulence of the Reformation, when the council solemnly decreed that:. Following its publication, further revision was carried out under the direction of the Jesuit Father Franciscus Toletus, which was published in during the pontificate of Clement VIII, hence the revised text is referred to as the Clementine Vulgate.

There was also concern at the Council that proper translations should be prepared for the faithful to read.

Many European countries already had vernacular editions of the clementne Bible. Complete manuscripts of the scriptures were also produced in languages as diverse as Hungarian and Welsh.

However the association of English Scriptures with the Lollards in the fifteenth century made the ecclesiastics in England very wary of permitting a vernacular Bible. Although the Church did approve vernacular translations she was extremely concerned that such editions should accurately reflect the text of the Vulgate and have proper notes to help readers understand what they read.

Yet, there had been earlier English translations of, at least, parts of the Bible.

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In a group of Seminary Priests in exile at Rheims began the task of adding English to those tongues which had a full translation of the Vulgate available to them. The scholars were Dr. Martin was the main translator of the text, with the rest providing revision; the voluminous annotations which accompanied the text were written principally by Allen and Bristow.

The Rheims New Testament was published inbut due to financial constraints the Old Testament had to wait until before it could be put to press. Although not one of the Bibles its translators were supposed to have drawn on, it is now widely known that the translators of the Authorised King James Version used the Rheims New Testament ofand many words came into common usage in the English language this way.

The original Douai-Rheims endured until the middle of the eighteenth century, by which time the language was too obscure and archaic for many readers and revision was required.

Douay-Rheims & Clementina Vulgata [side-by-side]

Several scholars independently undertook this task, but the most enduring is the work of Bishop Richard Challoner, which is the English version given in this volume. Dr Challoner undertook four revisions: In both the and editions the New Testament was also further revised.


Certainly it was a significant feat of scholarship on the part of Challoner. Through the beauty of this Bible the faithful may continue to know the Scriptures, and to know Jesus Christ, who stands at the centre of all that is written here.

The edition I have is the fourth impression, being printed in the Philippines in The cover and spine are nicely ornate, fitting this august and historical edition of the Bible.

When you hold this edition, you just have the feeling that you are holding something quite unique and remarkable.

It looks and feels sacred, as if one is in possession dlementine a liturgical book from a few centuries back. Yet, it is new and inviting to a new generation of readers.

We carefully choose fonts for our titles in order that our books are readable even by those with eyesight impairments. It is important to know that the font size alone is not a good indication as to whether a text is easy to read. We therefore encourage our customers to print out a sample page of the title vulgste are interested in to see whether the type of font and the fonts size uvlgate acceptable to them. Click here to see an explanation of font sizes and legibility. The x-height is what really makes a difference to readability, not font size.

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Many Catholics are once more discovering the richness of the Church’s traditional versions of the Sacred Scriptures. The Douay-Rheims Bible is an English translation of clementihe Latin Vulgate Biblea version universally used in the Church for over years, itself meticulously translated from the original Hebrew and Greek by St. Inthe Council of Trent declared the Vulgate Bible as authentic, and declared that “No one may dare or presume under any pretext whatsoever to reject clemenyine 4th Session, April 8, InPope Pius XII stated that the continuous use of the Vulgate Bible in the Church for many centuries showed that it was “free from any error whatsoever in matters of faith and morals” Divino Afflante Spirituparagraph The scholarship of the great age of the fathers in the fourth century was reaffirmed in the sixteenth by the Council of Trent during the turbulence of the Reformation, when the council solemnly decreed that: