Gothic Versions
Gothic Version
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gothic Version
Gothic VersionA translation of the Bible into the Gothic language by Ulfilas (ca. 310–380 c.e.), who created a special Gothic alphabet and reduced the spoken language to written form. The translation was begun ca. 341, when Ulfilas went to Byzantium and was consecrated “bishop of the Gothlands” by Eusebius
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gothic Version
Gothic Version. †A translation of the Greek Bible into Gothic, begun ca. A.D. 341 by Bishop Ulfilas, apostle to the Danube region (Sozomen HE vi.37). The oldest extant Teutonic writing, it is an extremely literal rendering of the early Byzantine text, although similarities to the Old Latin suggest
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Gothic Version
Gothic Version. Acc. to *Philostorgius (HE 2. 5), *Socrates (HE 4. 33), and *Sozomen (HE 6. 37), the Greek Bible was translated into the Gothic language by the *Arian bishop *Ulphilas (d. 383). Of the NT only 2 Cor. and considerable portions of the four Gospels and the other Pauline Epp. survive.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
VERSIONS, GEORGIAN, GOTHIC, SLAVONIC<jor’-ji-an>, <goth’-ik>, <sla-von’-ik>:
Pocket Dictionary of Liturgy & Worship
Gothic Cathedrals
Gothic cathedrals. The *cathedrals of the High and Late Middle Ages. Developed from the *Romanesque *basilica, they were characterized by *rose windows, flying buttresses and pointed arches. The latter’s weight-directing ability allowed these churches to attain great heights and to incorporate many stained-glass
Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity
Gothic Literature
GOTHIC LITERATURE. The early church, in its work *evangelizing the Roman world, was already doing what today we usually call inculturation. It placed the Christian message, without sacrificing anything from it, within the culture of Roman society: it transmitted this message to its recipients both through
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
F. Gothic
F. GothicIn the mid-4th cent., the West-Gothic bishop Ulfilas, or Wulfila, developed an alphabet for the Gothic language, based mainly on the Greek alphabet, but also using Latin and runic characters, and translated much of the Bible into Gothic. Gothic manuscripts date almost entirely from the 5th
VERSION, GOTHIC. A literal translation of the Bible from Greek into Gothic dating to the middle of the 4th cent. ce. See VERSIONS, ANCIENT.