A new app about a King's book; A book about a King, his book

According to its website, this app is "the first in a series of mobile apps from the Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford." It features a selection of items from the current exhibition 'Manifold Greatness: Oxford and the Making of the King James Bible' (from 22 April to 4 September). (Field trip, anyone? Though if you can't make it to England by next month, you'll be able to see it U.S. through 2013.)

This app is available for both iPad and iPhone at $1.99 and $.99 respectively. It features audio commentary, images of the base text, and the original rules of translation.

And it might go well with this item that I just glimpsed on the "new books" shelf over here at the Teszler:

Majestie : the king behind the King James Bible, by David Teems. 2010.

From the publisher:
Written with a touch of the irreverent, Majestie is a shared biography: that of the first Stuart King of England (James I) and the Bible that goes by his name. It is part tabloid, part history lesson, part speculation; but it’s all James.

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