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British Library: C14 dating of ancient Bibles

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The original provenance of these two codices is unknown.

One was donated to Britain by the Church of Constantinople in the 17th century;
the other was "found in a rubbish bin" in a church monastery in the 19th century.

How do we know that these manuscripts are not more forgeries by the medieval Church?

... by the Scientific Method of C14 Dating

 

 

Included among the aims and objectives of the Project Codex Sinaiticus Online was a provision:

 

To undertake research into the history of the Codex . . . , to commission
an objective historical narrative based on the results of the research
which places the documents in their historical context ...."

-- www.codexsinaiticus.org (March 2005)

 

 

For further information see the Background data for petition.

Please support and sign this petition to have the British Library C14 date these ancient bibles.

 



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