Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Oldest known Bible to go online

A manuscript containing the oldest known Biblical New Testament in the world is set to enter the digital age and become accessible online.

A team of experts from the UK, Europe, Egypt and Russia is currently digitising the parchment known as the Codex Sinaiticus, believed originally to have been one of 50 copies of the scriptures commissioned by Roman Emperor Constantine after he converted to Christianity [...]



BBC

1 Comments:

Blogger Harlequin said...

Constantine converted to Christianity on his death bed. He had all holy books of his empire translated, while remaining the head of the Mithraic church. He couldn't have commissioned it AFTER his conversion.

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