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  • A third century fragment from Gospel of Thomas

    Papyrus

    Unearthed in the rubbish tips of the ancient Egyptian city of Oxyrhynchus, south of Cairo, this fragment from a papyrus...

  • Burney Gospels

    Manuscript

    This beautifully illuminated copy of the Greek Gospels was created in two stages. The text was copied out in the 2nd hal...

  • Codex Alexandrinus

    Manuscript

    Copied in the 5th century, Codex Alexandrinus is one of the three early Greek manuscripts that preserve both the Old and...

  • Codex Sinaiticus

    Manuscript

    Despite its rather austere appearance, Codex Sinaiticus is a treasure beyond price. Produced in the middle of the 4th ce...

  • Complutensian Polyglott Bible

    Printed book

    The so-called ‘Complutensian Polyglot Bible’ is the first of the great multi-lingual editions of the complete Bible prod...

  • Cotton Genesis

    Manuscript

    The Cotton Genesis is one of the great treasures of the British Library. Created probably in Egypt in the 5th or 6th cen...

  • Erasmus's Novum Testamentum omne

    Printed book

    A first edition of Erasmus’s Latin translation of the New Testament. What did the translation consist of? The Dutch Cath...

  • Golden Canon Tables

    Manuscript

    The Golden Canon Tables were created in Constantinople and date from the 6th or 7th century. They are precious evidence...

  • Gospel lectionary with ekphonetic notation

    Manuscript

    This fine 10th-century Gospel lectionary contains extensive decoration. Along with four full-page portraits of the evang...

  • Guest-Coutts New Testament

    Manuscript

    Copied and illuminated in the middle of the 10th century, this manuscript is a remarkable example of book production in...