The Bible Historiale

January 1, 1295

Priest Guyart des Moulins completes the Bible Historiale, the most popular French translation of the medieval period. Because Guyart’s work did not include the full Bible, book shops would append books from alternate translations.

A Battle from the Trojan War: First Master of the Bible Historiale of Jean de Berry (c. 1390 – 1400) [Image: Wikimedia Commons]


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