|Welcome to the Internet Biblia Pauperum!
First, a few tech notes:
Next, a few text notes:
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Finally, click on any of the above letters to go to that page.
Each page of the Biblia Pauperum blockbooks was at some point assigned
a unique letter, located directly below the upper level prophets:
The first 20 pages use the letters a-v (excluding the modern "j" and "u")
The last 20 pages also the same letters, but each letter is preceded and
followed by a dot
In cases where the expected dots on the letters are missing, the convention
is to use bracketed dots around the letters
Throughout the site, I have preserved these somewhat cumbersome conventions.
Please let me know whatever you think of this site: email@example.com
All pages have diagrammed schemata of the text.
Some pages have graphics; these are in bold and have a blue background.
I will fill out the remaining graphics of the Biblia as time allows
On pages that do have graphics, the left image is an index-- that is, it
is difficult to read by itself, but you can click on any area and a close
up will open in the right hand section of the browser.
your mouse over the Latin text, an English translation (courtesy of James
Marchand) will magically appear!
Thank you for visiting!