Skip to content

Old school Greek meets the web

August 5, 2005


The Codex Sinaiticus is going hi tech. This is a big deal.  For those inclined to read Greek from the 4th century, this rare document will soon be available online.  Having only been seen in person a handful of times in the last twenty years, Greek students everywhere must be wetting themselves.  If I knew Greek better, I would be too.

The project is a collaboration, but from the looks of things, the British Library is heading up the project (probably since that library has the vast majority of the document).  Can’t even imagine what it would be like to scan that thing.  What pressure!

Best part: the website will be free.

~~ British Library’s info page on the document and project ~~


2 Comments leave one →
  1. Slothboy permalink
    August 5, 2005 9:21 am

    guess I’m gonna have to learn greek now. Crap, like I don’t have enough to do already.

  2. August 5, 2005 9:41 am

    Found another good article


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: