Codex Sangallensis


Codex Sangallensis is a collection of medievil era manuscripts or books currently housed at Abbey Library of Saint Gall in St. Gallen, a old city in Switzerland.

Interesting to note in the book:

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The Syriac Sinaitic

The Syriac Sinaitic was discovered in Saint Catherine’s Monastary of Mount Sinai ( not the real Mt Sinai). This is also the place where the Codex Sinaiticus was discovered by Constantin von Tischendorf in a bin ready for the fire. A rubbish bin that is. (Codex Sinaiticus not the Syriac Sinaitic).

The Syriac Sinaitic being also discovered in Saint Catherine’s Monastary is a 4th to 5th century manuscript that has 358 pages of scripture.  It contains the Gospels only. In 778 the manuscript was overwritten with a biography.