Status: Complete

Gothic 'o.' There were no verse divisions but there were
divisions into chapters c sub divisions marked by
capitals A, B, C, D.
3ooff -- On the pages of Vol. I containing the Pentateuch,
the Aramic paraphrase, the Targum of Onkelos
(an interpretative paraphrase dating from at least
as early as the 3rd C A.D. for use in the synagogues
when classical Hebrew had ceased to be the Jewish
vernacular) is set at the foot of the other 3 columns
c a literal Latin translation alongside of it, together
c the notes given in the margin.
260 ff -- Vol. 2 - Joshua to II Chronicles
204 ff -- Vol. 3 - I Ezra Esdras to Ecclesiasticus: here the


Apocayphal or Deutero - canonical books are given
in the Vulgate + the Greek c its literal Latin
translation. (aaa^3 to F^4a)
268 ff -- Vol. 4 - Isiah Esaias to III Maccabees.
272 ff -- Vol. 5 - New Testament in Greek + Latin in 2 columns,
the Greek on the left + the Vulgate on the right.
224 ff -- Vol. 6 - contains several aids for students of the
Hebrew + Greek texts.

1528 leaves total

There are variations in the printed copies of this Bible,
especially in Vol. I.
original price of the 6 vol. --> 6 1/2 gold ducats
600 sets - more than 150 sets probably survive to the present
together c a number of single volumes.
Brocar - 1st appearance as a printer was in 1490 when
he printed a liturgical work at Pamplona.

Work on the Polyglott Bible began in 1502 - the earliest
part printed was the 5th Vol. (New Testament) -->
10 Jan. 1514 --> i.e. printed though not published before
Erasmus 1st edition of 1516.
Vol 1 --> 4 were finished last.

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