A rival to the Bible

| 15/10/2008

(BBC): What is probably the oldest known Bible is being digitised, reuniting its scattered parts for the first time since its discovery 160 years ago. Markedly different from its modern equivalent for 1,500 years, the Codex Sinaiticus lay undisturbed in a Sinai monastery, until it was found – or stolen, as the monks say – in 1844 and split between Egypt, Russia, Germany and Britain. Now these different parts are to be united online and, from next July, anyone, anywhere in the world with internet access will be able to view the complete text andread a translation. Go to article

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