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Codex Sinaiticus Conference at The British Library 6th-7th July, 2009

I received the following email today.  Seems interesting.

Codex Sinaiticus

Codex Sinaiticus

Codex Sinaiticus: Text, Bible, Book

The British Library is hosting a two-day conference on the 6th and 7th of July 2009 on behalf of the Codex Sinaiticus Project. The conference will celebrate the virtual reunification of Codex Sinaiticus, an outstanding manuscript which ranks as one of the oldest and most complete Bibles in existence. The event will offer a unique opportunity to hear leading experts from around the world speak about the making, history, text, transmission, conservation and digitisation of this monumentally important manuscript.

Confirmed speakers:
Daniel Batovici
Christfried Böttrich
Christopher Clarkson
Archbishop Damianos
Eldon J. Epp
William Frame
Nicholas Fyssas
Harry Gamble
Juan Garcés
Peter Head
Juan Hernández
Dirk Jongkind
Father Justin
Rachel Kevern
Jan Krans
Ekaterina Krushelnitskaya
René Larsen
Amy Myshrall
Panayotes Nikolopoulos
David Parker
Peter Robinson
Ulrich Schmid
Ulrich Schneider
Helen Shenton
Emanuel Tov
David Trobisch
Kristin de Troyer
J. Verheyden
Klaus Wachtel
Steven Walton

The conference will be complemented by an exhibition at the British Library which will highlight the history of this great book from the time of its creation over 1600 years ago to its twenty-first century appearance in digital form.

To find details on how to book a place at this fascinating event please go to the conference page on the Codex Sinaiticus website where you will also be able to find out more about the manuscript and the work of the Codex Sinaiticus Project: http://www.codexsinaiticus.org/en/project/conference.aspx.

With best wishes,

Juan Garcés
Dr Juan Garcés

Project Manager, Greek Manuscripts Digitisation Projects

The British Library
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7412 7516
Fax: +44 (0)20 7412 7787


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