off topic? Tichendorff

Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at
Fri Sep 1 09:50:37 EDT 2000

At 8:30 AM -0500 9/1/00, Jeffrey B. Gibson wrote:
>Though it may be considered off topic, I think many List Members will
>find the data at the following URL to be of interest. It is the story,
>told by the illustrious Constantine von Tichendorff, of his discovery of
>Codex Siniaticus.
It's a wonderful story, Jeffrey; I've always wanted to read the first-hand
account of the redemption from fire of this oldest and greatest of the
complete Greek MSS of the NT. Thanks for calling it to our attention.


Carl W. Conrad
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