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LATIN 231: Latin Prose: Religious Rare Books in Latin

15th Century Chant Manuscript

Plainsong notation on a four-line staff with Latin text written in Gothic Script. The text is from Psalm 150, Verse 1.

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Read more about this manuscript in
A "New" Chant for Christmastide

Lactantius (1521)

De vita et moribus philosophorum (1470)

Supplementum Summae Pisanellae (1477)

Compendium catholicae fidei (1486)

Confessionale sive Interrogatorium (1486)

Vulgate Bible (1599)

Cover engraving of 1599 Vulgate Bible.

Text available online.    Short video about The Vulgate Bible

Read more about this book in:

From Wittenberg to Willamette:  Unlocking the Secrets of a Rare Book from the Hatfield Library’s Vault.

Council of Trent (1644)

Willamette University

Willamette University Libraries

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