The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1011 Thursday, 26 May 2005
Date: Wednesday, 25 May 2005 08:51:48 -0500
Subject: 16.1000 Shakespeare's Biblical References
Comment: Re: SHK 16.1000 Shakespeare's Biblical References
>>>>>Why not Tyndale's translations,
>>>These might have been hard to find in Shakespeare's day.
>I don't know why -- Tyndale's translation was the basis of the King
>James: scholars estimate that as much as 80% of KJV is actually Tyndale.
They were burnt. Also: there is no "The" Geneva Bible. See Charles
Eason's The Genevan Bible: Notes on its Production and Distribution.
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