The London Polyglot

Brian Walton. 1667.

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The London Polyglot was driven by Brian Walton, an Anglican cleric left unemployed by the English Civil War. Shown here is the text for Psalms 22-25 in seven languages: Hebrew, Aramaic, Syriac, Latin, Greek, Ethiopic, and Arabic.

Image of The London Polyglot

This Bible was funded by subscription; the public sent in money for copies before the project was completed. Shown here is the beginning of the Gospel of John in six languages: Greek, Syriac, Latin, Ethiopic, Arabic, and Persian.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book
Title The London Polyglot
Creator Brian Walton
Publication Date 1667
Call Number Oversize C 211 .657
Location Special Collections