The Old Testament portion was published in two volumes twenty-seven years later in and by the University of Douai. The first volume, covering Genesis through Job , was published in ; the second, covering Psalms to 2 Machabees plus the three apocrypha books of the Vulgate appendix following the Old Testament Prayer of Manasseh , 3 Esdras , and 4 Esdras was published in Marginal notes took up the bulk of the volumes and had a strong polemical and patristic character. They offered insights on issues of translation, and on the Hebrew and Greek source texts of the Vulgate. The purpose of the version, both the text and notes, was to uphold Catholic tradition in the face of the Protestant Reformation which up until the time of its publication had dominated Elizabethan religion and academic debate. Download European Portuguese Bible html files.