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New Building For Oldest Christian Manuscripts
A two-story library and conservation facility has opened within the ancient Coptic monastery complex at Deir al-Surian in the Egyptian desert. The archives there "include the earliest dated Christian literary manuscript (AD411), the earliest dated Biblical manuscript (AD459) and the earliest dated Gospel manuscript (AD510)." The Art Newspaper 07/17/13
Posted July 18, 2013 12:53 AM




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