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The Genevan Psalter in Eighteenth-Century Indonesia and Sri Lanka

Irving, David


The spread of Protestant Christianity to Indonesia and Sri Lanka in the early modern period involved large-scale translation projects and, from the beginning of the eighteenth century, the publication of metrical psalms in languages spoken by local communities: Portuguese, Malay, Tamil and Sinhala. Selected psalms from the Genevan Psalter, as well as complete versions, were translated and published in South and Southeast Asia on several occasions in the eighteenth century, representing the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Eighteenth-Century Music
DOI: 10.1017/S1478570614000062


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