Biblia pauperum

plural noun
Bi·​blia pau·​pe·​rum | \ ˈbi-blē-(ˌ)ä-ˈpau̇-pə-ˌru̇m, -blē-ə-, -ˈpȯ-pə-rəm \

Definition of Biblia pauperum

: one of a class of biblical picture books that depicted important scriptural events and were used in medieval and somewhat later times as a means of instructing large numbers of people in the Christian faith

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History and Etymology for Biblia pauperum

New Latin, literally, Bible of the poor

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“Biblia pauperum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Biblia%20pauperum. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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