Project

Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible

Division of Public Programs, Division of Research Programs

frontispiece of King James Bible. 1611

Published 400 years ago, the King James Bible is one of the most-read texts in the English language. Learn about the making of the King James Bible, compare its language against earlier translations, and examine its lasting influences on literature, culture, and society through this online exhibition.