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VULGATE (from Lat. vulgus, the common...

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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 221 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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VULGATE (from Lat. vulgus, the common people), a Latin version of the Bible prepared in the 4th century by St Jerome, and so called from its common use in the Roman Catholic Church (see BIBLE: Texts and Versions). Pius X. in 1go8 en-trusted to the Benedictine Order the task of revising the text, beginning with the Old Testament.
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