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The Codex Sinaiticus is certainly one of the most important books in the world, and this delightful website provides users with a way to view the book in its entirety. The goal of this project is "to reunite the entire manuscript in digital form and make it accessible to a global audience for the first time." The project partners include The British Library, the National Library of Russia, St. Catherine's Monastery, and Leipzig University Library. First-time visitors may wish to click on the "About" area to learn more about the document's tremendous significance (among other things, it includes the oldest complete copy of the New Testament) and to read answers to several frequently asked questions about the Codex Sinaiticus. Anyone with an interest in conservation, digitization, and transcription will want to check out the "About the Project" page. Here they will find information about all of these subjects, and information about translations of the Codex. Finally, visitors will obviously want to head on over to the "See The Manuscript" area. Here they can read a side-by-side translation of each page, zoom in and out on the Codex, and even browse around by passage.
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Date Issued 2008
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Date of Scout Publication 2009-01-23
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