Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Alard: Epitome Biblica

Epitome Biblica by Wilhelm Alard (1599)

In this ingenious book, each chapter of the Bible has been rendered with a single Latin distich. For example, here is Matthew, Chapter 8:
Aegrotos sanat; ventos compescit, et aequor
Christus; ab obsessis Daemonas ire iubet.


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