Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Codex Sinaiticus - online

This is an impressive site, featuring high-res photographs of this important document.

 Here's a screen shot of the site with the Prolegomenon to the Gospel of John:

 The main box shows the Greek text, the upper right-hand screen shows the "cleaned-up" version, and the bottom-right screen gives the English translation.

Clicking any text in the upper right-hand box results in the highlighting of the corresponding text in the manuscript:

More from the website:

Codex Sinaiticus

Codex Sinaiticus is one of the most important books in the world. Handwritten well over 1600 years ago, the manuscript contains the Christian Bible in Greek, including the oldest complete copy of the New Testament. Its heavily corrected text is of outstanding importance for the history of the Bible and the manuscript – the oldest substantial book to survive Antiquity – is of supreme importance for the history of the book. [Find out more about Codex Sinaiticus.]

The Codex Sinaiticus Project

The Codex Sinaiticus Project is an international collaboration to reunite the entire manuscript in digital form and make it accessible to a global audience for the first time. Drawing on the expertise of leading scholars, conservators and curators, the Project gives everyone the opportunity to connect directly with this famous manuscript. [Find out more about the Codex Sinaiticus Project.]

The Codex Sinaiticus Website

This is the first release of the Codex Sinaiticus Project website. The fully developed website is online since July 2009. [Find out more about its current contents.]

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