Reading the Word: the First Complete English Bible | University of Oxford

Reading the Word: the First Complete English Bible

Event date
28 May 2014 to 29 Jun 2014
Event time
9:00 - 17:00
Venue
Old Bodleian Library
Broad Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3BG
Venue details

Proscholium

Event type
Exhibitions
Event cost
Admission free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required

The Wycliffite Bible is the first complete translation of the Bible in English, produced at the end of the 14th century by the followers of the Oxford theologian John Wyclif. On display will be a selection of manuscripts of the Bible illustrating the scholarly efforts to make a learned and accurate translation of the Scripture, biblical commentary and liturgical materials available in English.