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Pre Reformation Bibles - Biblia Pauperum
(The Bible of the Poor)

Biblia Pauperum.

Biblia Pauperum.

This Bible sought to portray the historical books of the Bible visually.  Different from illustrated Bibles, this Bible put the illustration in the center, with only a brief text or even no text at all.

This page shows the correspondence between Old and New Testaments: Eve and the serpent, the annunciation, and Gideon's miracle.

This page shows the correspondence between Old and New Testaments: Eve and the serpent, the annunciation, and Gideon's miracle.

 

 

Gruber 23 Biblia pauperum. Deutsche Ausgabe von 1471. Weimar, 1906. Facsimile.

See The Internet Biblia Pauperum


The Gruber Collection was assembled by L. Franklin Gruber, President of Chicago Lutheran Theological Seminary, Maywood, Illinois.

Annotation prepared by Ralph W Klein