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

Reading the Word: the First Complete English Bible

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

Proscholium

Exhibitions
Admission free
Yes
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.