New Manuscripts available for viewing

19 March 2013

Robert D. Marcello

In November of 2011 CSNTM traveled to the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana (BML) in Florence Italy. This is a phenomenal library founded by the Medici family. Here, the old library, which was designed by none other than Michelangelo himself, can be seen in all of its glory. It now holds over 2500 papyri, 11,000 manuscripts, and 128,000 printed texts. Because of this trip, CSNTM is proud to announce the addition of new images of 28 manuscripts from the BML. This excellent collection contains papyri, majuscules, minuscules, and lectionaries. Among the many treasures we digitized was an eleventh-century lectionary, written entirely in gold letters (GA Lect 117). Another manuscript had Paul’s epistles after the book of Revelation—a very rare phenomenon GA 620). And we photographed a complete Greek New Testament manuscript—one of only sixty known to exist (GA 367). We thank the library and their staff for their graciousness and willingness to digitally preserve these manuscripts.The following manuscripts may now be found HERE.

P35

P36

P48

P89

P95

GA 0171

GA 0172

GA 0173

GA 0175

GA 0176

GA 0207

GA 198

GA 199

GA 200

GA 362

GA 365

GA 366

GA 367

GA 619

GA 620

GA 1979

GA Lect 112

GA Lect 117

GA Lect 118

GA Lect 291

GA Lect 510

GA Lect 604

GA Lect 2210

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