Tag: Dead Sea Scrolls

Tischendorf on Trial for Removing Codex Sinaiticus, the Oldest New Testament

09/23 | Constantine Tischendorf’s chance finding of Codex Sinaiticus, the oldest New Testament manuscript, at St. Catherine’s Monastery in the Sinai—and his later removal of the manuscript—made him both famous and infamous.   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works, Artifacts and the Bible, Bible Versions and Translations, New Testament.

How Ancient Jews Dated Years

08/16 | During the First Jewish Revolt against Rome (66–70 C.E.), which ended with the destruction of the Temple, Jews minted their own coins dated to the first, second, third, fourth and,   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

From Fire to Einstein

08/12 | A Brief History of Humankind at the the Israel Museum features objects that encapsulate the chief developments of human history.   Read more…

Posted in Exhibits/Events.

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