by Jack Le Moine
From the latest happenings in things historical. This article Oldest Complete New Testament to Go on Display At British Museum was published 2 days ago in The Times of Israel. The article’s author is Ilan Ben Zion.
The copy dates from the 4th century AD. Different pieces of the manuscript are owned by different institutions around the world. For awhile at least, the manuscript will be together – from October to February of next year. It is part of a larget exhibit.
From the Museum’s Website:
Egypt: faith after the pharaohs explores 1,200 years of history, providing unparalleled insight into the lives of different religious communities. This exhibition of around 200 objects will show how Christian, Islamic and Jewish communities reinterpreted the pharaonic past of Egypt and interacted with one another. The transitions seen in this period have shaped the modern world we know today.”