An Introduction to the 'Glossa Ordinaria' as Medieval by David A Salomon

By David A Salomon

The Glossa Ordinaria, the medieval glossed Bible first published in 1480/81, has been a wealthy resource of biblical remark for hundreds of years. Circulated first in manuscript, the textual content is the Latin Vulgate Bible of St. Jerome with patristic remark either within the margins and in the textual content itself. This learn, the 1st of its variety, introduces the reader to the Glossa Ordinaria either traditionally and during the lens of latest hypertext thought, arguing that the Glossa Ordinaria is a hypertext of the brain. through software of historic, medieval and smooth theories, this research encourages the reader to have interaction the Glossa Ordinaria in new and interesting methods. This booklet serves either as primer at the Glossa Ordinaria and exam of the textual content in gentle of recent theories.

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