The Geneva Bible of 1560 - A History

Seminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject English - Applied Geography, grade: 2,0, University of Heidelberg, course: The Bible in Translation, language: English, abstract: The translation (and interpretation) of the Bible became a popular instrument all over Europe for expressing ones ethos during the Middle Ages. One of these translations had an enormous impact on the Anglo-American world, not only because it was a very fine translation, but also because of its composition it was that it became an immediate success. The Geneva Bible of 1560, written by political exiles during the reign of Mary I, influenced not only the common English people, but also the Scottish one, and very likely the future American people to a greater extent. The present paper is intended to present the history of the Geneva Bible, starting with a detailed approach to the historical background of Renaissance England, then explaining the making of the Bible, and with that of course explaining the convenient composition of it, and finally presenting the historical facts which highlight the high popularity within, and influence of the Geneva Bible on the Anglo-American community.

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Einband Geheftet
Seitenzahl 20
Erscheinungsdatum 07.10.2012
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-3-656-28250-1
Verlag GRIN Publishing
Maße (L/B/H) 21,1/0,9/1,5 cm
Gewicht 66 g
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