An Introduction to the 'Glossa Ordinaria' as Medieval Hypertext

An Introduction to the 'Glossa Ordinaria' as Medieval Hypertext

By: David Salomon (author)Hardback

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The Glossa Ordinaria, the medieval glossed Bible first printed in 1480/81, has been a rich source of biblical commentary for centuries. Circulated first in manuscript, the text is the Latin Vulgate Bible of St. Jerome with patristic commentary both in the margins and within the text itself.

About Author

David A. Salomon is an Associate Professor of English at The Sage Colleges in Troy and Albany, New York, where he is also the founding Director of the Kathleen A. Donnelly Center for Undergraduate Research.


Introduction Chapter 1: The Glossing Tradition and the Glossa Ordinaria Chapter 2: History, the Text, and the History of the Text Chapter 3: Reading, Theory, and Reading Theory Chapter 4: Reading the Glossa Ordinaria: Genesis 1:1, 3:1, and John 1:1 Notes

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  • ISBN13: 9780708324936
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780708324936
  • ISBN10: 0708324932

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