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Gutenberg Bible not avail. in plain text?

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 20, 2006, 16:39

Reading the Babel text in Latin, I stumbled over the following funny
factoid.  This is an image of a copy of the Gutenberg Bible version:


And this is (one of?) the Latin plain text versions available on the


Now, in the last sentence of the Babel text, the two differ:

  1: Et idcirco vocatum est nomen loci illius babel...
     (first column, middle)

  2: Et idcirco vocatum est nomen eius babel...

I suppose there are several Latin versions around due to
errors/modifications during manual copying, but I found it interesting
that of all things the Gutenberg version is obviously not indexed as a
plain text in Google.  If you search for #1, there are no hits:

(Without 'babel', there are some hits.)

But just ignore me in case you don't find this interesting. :-)



Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>