World's Oldest Bible Hits the Intarwebbs! Answered
Here's one for ya, Goodhart:
A fourth-century, handwritten, Greek (and no-doubt Catholic ;-) Bible... FROM THE FOURTH CENTURY!!!!!111!!!11! 1!
The British Library plans to begin publishing the Codex Sinaiticus, a 4th century text handwritten in Greek, on its Web site. The Gospel of Mark and the Book of Psalms go online Thursday. The full manuscript is to be online in a year.
Translations of the Codex Sinaiticus have long been widely available, but publishing images of the manuscript online will let anyone see pages that, until now, have been viewed in detail mainly by academia.
As the Web site becomes operational, it will show photographs of each page of the text, with links to translations in English and German. There will also be a search function.
"It contains the earliest complete copy of the New Testament," said Scot McKendrick, the head of Western Manuscripts at the British Library.
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