Section 7. Books of the Reformation

63. Martin Luther Old Testament, 2nd Part, Joshua-Esther, Wittenberg: Christian Döring and Lucas Cranach, 1524

Museum of the Book, London

The Old Testament was translated from the Hebrew and Aramaic original into German appearing in parts beginning in 1523, with this portion published in 1524, the entire Bible in Low German in 1532 and in High German - in 1534.