John A. L. Lee's scientific contributions

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This paper begins by pointing out the previously unobserved fact that the accentuation of the Greek New Testament text of the Complutensian Polyglot (1514) follows a monotonic system almost exactly the same as that now in use in Modern Greek. Next is considered the information on the matter in the preface to the volume. The Greek text of the prefac...

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... Volumes one to four would contain the Old Testament, volume five the New Testament and volume six (but second in order of printing) would include a Hebrew-Latin Dictionary and a Hebrew Grammar, providing an important clue to understanding the didactic aim of the whole Bible project, which was thought to serve as an instrument for students of the sacred languages. 3 The last volume, the fourth of the Old Testament, was not finished until 3 July 1517, soon before Cardinal Cisneros' death. The printing of the entire Bible thus took three and a half years. ...