The books of Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Solomon according to the Wycliffite version made by Nicholas de Hereford about A.D. 1381 and revised by John Purvey about A.D. 1388. Formerly ed. by the Rev. Josiah Forshall ... and Sir Frederic Madden ... And now reprinted.
|Other Authors:||Wycliffe, John, -1384,, Nicholas of Hereford, fl. 1390,, Forshall, Josiah, 1795-1863,, Madden, Frederic, 1801-1873,|
Oxford, The Clarendon press, 1881.
"The portion of the Old Testament printed in this volume is a reprint from the later of the two W̄ycliffite versions ... as exhibited in 'The Holy bible ... in the earliest English versions made ... by John W̄ycliffe ... ed. by the Rev. Josiah Forshall...Oxford, 1850.'"--Introd. signed by W.W. Skeat.
For discussion of Purvey's translation, cf. Trevia, John. Dialogus, etc., 1925.
xi, 300 p.
|Original Classification Number:||BS 1403 .1881|
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