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The Latin New Testament: A Guide to its Early History, Texts, and Manuscripts

H. A. G. Houghton


This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the history and development of the Latin New Testament and a user’s guide to the resources available for research and further study. The first five chapters offer a new historical synthesis, bringing together evidence from Christian authors and biblical manuscripts from earliest times to the late Middle Ages. Each witness is considered in its chronological and geographical context, to build up the bigger picture of the transmission of the text. There are chapters introducing features of Latin biblical manuscripts and examining how the Latin tr ... More

Keywords: Latin, New Testament, Bible, Vulgate, Vetus Latina, patristics, gospel, epistle, manuscript, textual criticism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198744733
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744733.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

H. A. G. Houghton, author
Reader in New Testament Textual Scholarship, University of Birmingham