Codex Siniaticus

Image of the Codex SiniaticusSummary: Led by the British Library from 2005 to 2011, this project concerns a single document. The Codex Sinaiticus is one of the earliest biblical manuscripts. Because of its complex history, parts of the manuscript are now scattered across four libraries. A partnership agreement has been signed for the preservation, photography, transcription and publication of all pages and fragments of the Codex Sinaiticus. The results are posted on a website.

Type of Project: The documents were previously unified documents or collections

Countries Involved: 4

Websitewww.codexsinaiticus.org

Detail

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Website

Description

Led by the British Library from 2005 to 2011, this project concerns a single document. The Codex Sinaiticus is one of the earliest biblical manuscripts. Because of its complex history, parts of the manuscript are now scattered across four libraries. A partnership agreement has been signed for the preservation, photography, transcription and publication of all pages and fragments of the Codex Sinaiticus. The results are posted on a website.

Partners

  • British Library, United Kingdom
  • Library of the University of Leipzig, Germany
  • National Library of Russia in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
  • Holy Monastery of the God-Trodden Mount Sinai (Saint Catherine's), Egypt

Duration

  • 6 years (2005-2011)

Access to Data and Documents

Available for consultation on an on line catalogue.

Available for reuse for free for non-commercial use.

Volumetry

94 quires (around 376 sheets)

PAC (Preservation and Conservation), Digital preservation, digital unification

Última actualización: 25 Junio 2019