Tranquebar Tamil bible

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Tranquebar (now Tharangambadi), was a port city of the Danish East India Company where they began printing in 1715. This particular page was printed in 1723, in one of the early bible translations attributed to Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg and Benjamin Schultze.

More information about the early Tranquebar press can be found on Abecedaria.

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