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  • 14th-century Wycliffite Bible

    Manuscript Created date: 1375–1425

    This is a manuscript copy of the ‘Wycliffite Bible’ – the first complete copy of the Bible in the English language. Why...

  • 15th-century Wycliffite Bible

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: Early 15th century

    A manuscript containing the Later Version of the Middle English translation of the Bible produced by followers of the re...

  • Armenian Gospel book

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: 1608

    A lavish copy of the Gospels in Armenian, made in the Persian capital of Isfahan, in 1608. When did Christianity spread ...

  • Catechism in the Kikongo language

    Printed book

    This is a catechism – a summary of Christian teaching. It is in Portuguese and Kikongo, the language of the independent ...

  • Great Bible

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 15th century

    With pages measuring over half a metre (two feet) tall, this volume is the largest manuscript Bible within the British L...

  • Harley Trilingual Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century, pre 1153

    Containing the text of the psalms in parallel Greek, Latin, and Arabic versions, the Harley Trilingual Psalter bears elo...

  • Illustrated Life of Jesus in Chinese

    Chinese woodblock printed book Created date: 1637

    This book contains fifty-six woodblock-printed illustrations of the life of Jesus, each of them with an explanation in C...

  • King James Bible, 1611

    Printed book, Book

    The King James, or Authorised, Version of the Bible remains the most widely published text in the English language. It w...

  • Old English Hexateuch

    Manuscript Created date: 1000–99

    The Old English Hexateuch provides invaluable evidence of an English person’s experience of the Bible in their own langu...

  • St Cuthbert Gospel

    Manuscript Created date: Early 8th century

    The St Cuthbert Gospel is a small copy of the Gospel of St John. It is the earliest European book with an original, inta...

  • The first New Testament in Malagasy

    Printed book

    This is a copy of the first New Testament in Malagasy, the language of Madagascar. Christian missions and Bible transla...

  • The Harley Gospels: an early surviving example of...

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 6th century

    This is one of the earliest surviving examples of St Jerome's Vulgate – the Bible in the 'everyday Latin' translation th...

  • Vespasian Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 8th century–mid-9th century

    The Vespasian Psalter is an early copy of a Latin revision of the Psalms (the Romanum or Roman version) associated with...

  • Wesley’s 'Explanatory notes upon the New Testament...

    Printed book

    The first edition of John Wesley’s Explanatory notes upon the New Testament. The book Explanatory notes upon the New Te...