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Codex Sinaiticus

Title

Codex Sinaiticus

Creator

Files

Document Type

Photographic reproduction

Keywords

Codex Sinaiticus

Brief Description

Old Testament and New Testament Greek manuscripts. Two volumes of photographic copies of the original manuscripts in the Imperial Library at St. Petersburg.

Context

The facsimile was made from negatives taken in 1908. This edition, in two large volumes, was published by Oxford University in London in 1911.

Provenance

The Codex Sinaiticus came to the attention of scholars in the 19th century at Saint Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai Peninsula, with further material discovered in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Language

Greek

Publication Date of the Original

4th Century

Publisher of the Reproduction

Clarendon Press

City

Oxford, England

Date

1911

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