What is the Codex Zacynthius?


#1

I hear that a group of experts from a British University expect to retrieve the hidden text of the ancient manuscript of the New Testament, the “Codex Zacynthius”, dating back to the 6th or 7th century. But what exactly is this text? The Bible has something yet to reveal?


#2

It is a copy of the Gospel of Luke

See:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Codex_Zacynthius


#3

Edward, have the experts said what exactly they are hoping to “retrieve”? From what it says in the Wikipedia article linked by Gilliam, there doesn’t seem to be anything left that hasn’t been retrieved already.


#4

Looks like they want to re-translate it, they think there may be errors in the original recovery; so they want to purchase the book and rescan it:
dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2752384/Scholars-hope-restore-hidden-text-ancient-New-Testament-manuscript.html


#5

Thanks for the link, Gilliam, I hadn’t seen anything in the newspapers about it.

Regards
Bart


#6

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