Pauline Epistles from the Peshitta
Made in Syria
Black and red inks on parchment; 143 folios
9 1/4 x 6 11/16 in. (23.5 x 17 cm)
The British Library, London (Add 14478)
Not on view
The Peshitta, meaning "simple" or "common," is the Syrian version of the Bible. The text of this manuscript is written in a Syriac script called estrangela that reads from right to left, as do Hebrew and Arabic.