Bringing back the Dead…

In a perfect example of digital technologies bringing the dead back to life, the world’s oldest bible, whose fragments have previously been scattered around the globe, has now be digitised and made available online. From ReadWriteWeb:

The Codex Sinaiticus is the oldest version of the Christian Bible in book form, and, according to many scholars, one of the world’s greatest written treasures. The actual leaves and fragments from the book are in the British Library in England, as well as in various archives in Germany and Russia, and the St. Catherine’s Monastery of Sinai, where the text was originally discovered. Starting today, however, anybody with access to an Internet connection and a modern browser can now see a virtual facsimile of the book online.

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