Cambridge Digital Library

I just stumbled across the Cambridge digital library, which has put online copies of several ancient manuscripts: the Nash Papyrus (oldest Old Testament manuscript other than the Dead Sea Scrolls), Codex Bezae (a very early copy of New Testament writings), the Book of Deer (a Gospel book that’s the oldest surviving Scottish writing), a 12th/13th-century Samaritan Pentateuch, and others. Fascinating stuff–what an age we live in, having all this available to us…

The Nash Papyrus:

Codex Bezae:

Book of Deer:

Samaritan Pentateuch:

Oh, and for medical types, there’s this: a 15th-century Hebrew medical/pharmacological tract (with some astrological and divination bits mixed in, of course)…


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