Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Remember that Irish bog Psalter?

VARIANT READINGS: The Faddan More Psalter (Brent Nongbri).
One of the most interesting manuscripts to come to light in recent years is the Faddan More Psalter, a parchment codex in a leather cover that contained the Psalms in Latin. It was discovered by a worker harvesting peat for fuel from a bog in central Ireland in 2006. The acidic environment of bogs, famous for preserving human bodies, also preserved parts of this codex in a remarkable way. ...
PaleoJudaica followed the story of the bog Psalter from the annoucement of its discovery. For posts, start here and follow the links back.

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