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1. Medieval Manuscripts


2. The Bible in Print

The Bible has been transmitted through various media, including orality, stone, scroll (Rotuli; Sefer Torah), manuscript codex (Codices), printed book, photographic reproduction, and more recently digital platforms. The manner of transmission has influenced perception of the Bible in particular contexts and as a whole, and in turn reflected an evolution of cultural meaning and use. Scrolls grew f…

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Sclar, David, “Bible”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish Book Cultures Online, General Editor: Emile Schrijver. Consulted online on 23 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-4026_EJBO_COM_042393>
First published online: 2023

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