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  1. bindings and rebindings
  2. Pure Bible Research - the Dec 2015 Sinaiticus studies
  3. 1844 saved from burning myth - "ich bin in den Besitzgelangt von"
  4. no testing of materials of ink! .. oops
  5. resources
  6. before 1844 - poof provenance
  7. retracings
  8. Tischendorf's x-ray vision, berating Tregelles, and the ending of the gospel of John
  9. the theft and mutliation of manuscripts
  10. freelance discussion !
  11. navigating the Codex Sinaiticus Project (CSP) pictures and data - where is the CFA
  12. Porfiry Uspensky views Sinaiticus in 1845 and 1850
  13. CARM threads needing checking before they purge
  14. the Sinaiticus Revelation as Commentary?
  15. markings, acrostics hieroglyphics
  16. "The coincidence seems almost more singular than can be accounted for by chance" - James Anson Farrer
  17. ancient catalog at St. Catherine's Monastery?
  18. Tischendorf ducks the English trip
  19. questions for scholars and researchers
  20. Kallinikos exposes Tischendorf shenanigans - the historical imperative and impossible knowledge
  21. Tischendorf claims he had a Vaticanus facsimile
  22. discoloration of documents, stains, liquids used - forensic testing
  23. timelines
  24. manuscript photo gallery
  25. CFA and Sinaiticus - let's go to the videotape
  26. Simonides reports on Sinaiticus before the supposed red cloth Tischendorf discovery
  27. which theory is consistent with the Simonides-Kallinikos declaration of involvement in Sinaiticus?
  28. when were the last corrections or notations made on Sinaiticus? 1200? 1844? 1859? 1862?
  29. Tischendorf acknowledges Simonides skills
  30. flaking ink - does it expose white parchment colouring over ink?
  31. codicology - bindings - two quire number systems - when placed?
  32. Simonides and Sinaiticus -
  33. what % of Sinaiticus by Simonides?
  34. Tregelles unpublished letters - 1976 paper by Timothy C. F. Stunt
  35. saying more in the French than the English
  36. red cloth myth - Tischendorf knowledge of NT ms - Major MacDonald and Porfiry Uspeknsky
  37. priorities for improving this section
  38. Codex Sinaiticus Project (CSP) notes and corrections
  39. "that man [Tischendorf] will do anything for money" - Baron von Bunsen - the tissuedorfs
  40. Sinaiticus through the centuries in the 4th century paradigm
  41. evidences that could demonstrate authenticity and falsify Simonides involvement in the making of Sinaiticus
  42. scribal hack job
  43. errata, blunders and omissions that can leave modern readers in the dark
  44. were the 1859 leaves taken by theft? -
  45. no colour photos available until CSP 2009
  46. 50 volumes of scriptures of Constantine
  47. caution on provenance of mss from 5th and 16th centuries
  48. the Codex Sinaiticus Project "English translation" deception
  49. the Vaticanus retracing - latinization - Alexandrinus - dating
  50. more Tischendorf pretend - did not know of Uspensky seeing ms, Uspensky did not see the ms
  51. Die Anfechtungen der Sinai-Bibel - (Assaults on the Sinai Bible)
  52. Uspensky sections on Sinaiticus -significance of a strong English translation
  53. scholars seeing Sinaiticus as later than 4th century
  54. Russian internet posters who smell the coffee (or tea)
  55. Scrivener defense of Codex Sinaiticus authenticity
  56. Major MacDonald's Sinai visit
  57. 3 Bibles in St. Catherines's in 1820, 4 in 1845
  58. questions for those who accept the Tischendorf 4th centuy claim for Sinaiticus and discount the 19th century evidences
  59. Simonides acknowledes palaeographic training - useful for replicas and forgeries (like Sinaiticus)
  60. twofold signification of the three crosses note
  61. the script of Simonides - the 'three crosses' note
  62. needed to study in Melbourne - Deane, Hodgkin, Stewart
  63. Sinaiticus scribal quirks noted after the 1862 Bibliorum codex Sinaiticus Petropolitanus
  64. Archaic Mark - ms 2427
  65. portraits and Simonides - Matthew Mayer papyri - Artemidorus - Archaic Mark 2427
  66. the Russians hire Simonides to prepare historical documents after the 1867 fake obituary
  67. Stanley E. Porter summarizes James Keith Elliott to have 10 authenticity reasons
  68. Tregelles and Sinaiticus
  69. did Simonides work for Tischendorf?
  70. the art of misdirection
  71. one theory as to why the Russians sold Sinaiticus to the Brits in 1933 "as is"
  72. why the new binding by Douglas Cockerell in the 1930s?
  73. Nikolai Alexandrovich Morozov handles Sinaiticus, notes the Tischendorf antiquity claims are false
  74. the two Germans in Cairo helping Tischendorf - where is that copy today?
  75. brittle ancient parchment
  76. independent corroborative evidences have multiplicative impact
  77. Sinaiticus 'science' - learning to read between the lines
  78. Bernard Janin Sage (P. C. Sense) questions great uncial dating edifice
  79. notes on the condition of ancient parchment mss
  80. the Tischendorf Sinai accounts
  81. Hilgenfeld and the German date debate of the 1860s
  82. Tischendorf palaeography attempts
  83. wip -new studies
  84. physical examination - key to antiquity vs. contemporary
  85. Tregelles relates a Tischendorf Sinai miracle
  86. 'old parchment becomes rigid and cannot be folded and unfolded'
  87. improper ms dating will create circularity errors in the vellum and ink sciences
  88. Sinaiticus 101
  89. books and digitization are not hands-on manuscript science
  90. the Arabic notes
  91. extracts from Lake, Skeat, Parker, Jongkind, CSP et al
  92. open letter to scientists, researchers, historians, polymaths, Bible scholars and believers
  93. New Finds - Uspensky and Tischendorf at work and play
  94. a document is no older than the materials used
  95. four types of evidence that help determine age and authenticity of a manuscript
  96. "marginal notes have been partially cut off by the ancient binder."
  97. Artemidorus papyrus
  98. ahead of the curve - points made by rejoice44 at bibleforums.org
  99. two copies of Chronicles is evidence that work was done on the manuscript in Sinai
  100. responses from those involved in textual criticism
  101. why the James Keith Elliott book tells you very little about Sinaiticus authenticity
  102. comparison with Codex Alexandrinus - why not?
  103. why SART?
  104. CSP encouragements to ongoing study
  105. CSP image specialist skills
  106. the key textual criticism argument contra evidences of Sinaiticus being 1800s is the argument from fallacy
  107. what is the smoking gun?
  108. academics can't handle simplicity
  109. the mysteries of Codex Sinaiticus
  110. did Tischendorf trim away Sinaiticus notes?
  111. "over 150 years of scholarly research on this ancient codex"
  112. compromising parchment science and professional integrity
  113. are the Leipzig CFA 43 leaves white parchment?
  114. the integrity of parchment conservation science requires palaeographic vigilance
  115. be sure to visit www.sinaiticus.net !
  116. Uwe Topper book in German has Sinaiticus section
  117. The Forging of Codex Sinaiticus by William Cooper
  118. three fallacies (errors) used to defend Sinaiticus authenticity
  119. facebook discussions - textual forums
  120. "india ink" used to obliterate?
  121. BBC video - The Codex Sinaiticus: The Oldest Surviving Christian New Testament - The Beauty of Books
  122. Vinland Map, Tartar Relation and Speculum Historiale
  123. Chris Pinto - Tares Among the Wheat
  124. "the parchment ... is in phenomenally good condition" - Helen Shenton
  125. Vaticanus linguistics, provenance and production - Bill Cooper linguistics note
  126. palaeography & dating manuscripts - the elusive terminus ante quem - identifying replicas and forgeries
  127. Norway conference - Malcolm Choat and Tommy Wasserman on Simonides issues
  128. Codex Sinaiticus .. the elephant in the living room of forgery and authenticity studies
  129. why do we know that the Sinaiticus ms is an 1800s production?
  130. notes on the parchment of the Vinland Map - #1, the condition of the parchment
  131. "deeply entrenched in the scholarship" .. rational discussion .. canonical .. incapable of challenge
  132. Tischendorf and the Discovery of the Codex Sinaiticus - Daniel Wallace
  133. Sinaiticus parchment sheets are very flexible ... can't be dated earlier than 600 years from this date - Morozov in 1914
  134. the Genesis 23-24 fragments - kept in Russia and controversy with Simonides
  135. James White boomerang - any 'scholar' who can't even get this story straight ...
  136. Hort placing Vaticanus (and Sinaiticus) as written in Rome
  137. Herculaneum papyri - "great seal of antiquity" - Howard Townsend, 1863
  138. Bart Ehrman tells the Tischendorf story with a straight face
  139. Tischendorf in 1859 did not have the 4th century date for Vaticanus or any uncials
  140. Sinaiticus ms accepted as unbound and trimmed after 1844. Why not other tampering? colouring, Arabic notes, etc
  141. comparison with Codex Vaticanus
  142. red flags of forgery
  143. Dabney questions uncial dating
  144. "parchment was often quite thick" - Christopher de Hamel
  145. Sinaiticus web-site reduces navigation and information
  146. coincidences abound!
  147. Neither Oldest Nor Best - David H. Sorenson
  148. ending of Mark - Sinaiticus and Vaticanus
  149. James Snapp attempts to defend authenticity of Sinaiticus
  150. the attitude of the library administrations in London and Leipzig toward testing Sinaiticus
  151. Zosimas 1821 Moscow Bible used as an OT Sinaiticus source
  152. how did Tischendorf fudge the Uspensky account?
  153. Sinaiticus authenticity - where to discuss the issues, also basic research and study spots
  154. Codex Sinaiticus ...almost free of thicks, scars and bruisings ... kept in special conditions
  155. why the Sinaiticus and textual and manuscript scholars do not want to touch the real issues
  156. Quires - Sheets - Folia - Pages (recto and versa)
  157. Sinaiticus Tobit - examination for Latin vorlage, Donaldson-style Latinisms, Athos ms source
  158. a joyride to Athos?
  159. monks write a "critical opinion of the abiliities of Tischendorf"
  160. do we have all of the original St. Catherine's New Finds material?
  161. Tommy Wasserman - Sinaiticus gate-keeper
  162. BCHF - a pleasant contrast to the gate-keepers and suppression attempts
  163. when did Simonides first share that he was involved in the production of Codex Sinaiticus
  164. BVDB attempts to defend Sinaiticus authenticity while censoring responses and ducking substantive dialog
  165. Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments of Dubious Authenticity - Larry Hurtado on the Kipp Davis studies of Museum of the Bible fragments
  166. Facebook: Unofficial SBL/AAR Group - The Mysteries of Codex Sinaiticus
  167. DSS fragments - "The Lying Pen of Scribes" Facebook group - now, what about Sinaiticus?
  168. Song of Songs - speakers identified in the text
  169. the first public exposure of the 1844 theft of the white parchment leaves that Tischendorf took from Sinai to Leipzig
  170. the tyranny of the scholarship consensus
  171. conspiracy issues involving the Jesuits, Vaticanus and Sinaiticus
  172. CPamph corrector - only on the Leipzig section - 2nd quire numbers - knows ancient style - Tischendorf?
  173. Pamphilus colophon in Esther and II Esdras
  174. the argument that Simonides "meant to deceive" - "lied" - and his forrgery "credentials"
  175. early comments of Fenton Hort on Simonides, Tischendorf and Sinaiticus
  176. signed notes of Dionysius, Hilarion, Theophylact
  177. three crosses note - 7th century? - scribal mess noticed 300 years after production?
  178. the washed Judith sheet, in between the two Leipzig sections
  179. where are the supposed distinctive 700 AD corrections in 1 Chronicles 2 Esdras and Esther?
  180. Visitors generally were amazed at the wonderful state of its preservation and the clearness of the script.
  181. Coislinianus colophon - an exemplar for Sinaiticus?
  182. Sinaiticus vlog index
  183. Bill Cooper and David H. Sorenson - tampering of the Leipzig ms ??
  184. Vigilant Citizen excellent Sinaiticus authenticity discussion
  185. British Library and CSP comments that support fair use of Sinaiticus pictures and colour and condition info
  186. Sinaiticus in a scientific paper about parchment - Transformation of Collagen into Gelatine
  187. comparing acid-wear of 1845 ink with theorized 350 and 600 AD ink
  188. section removed before Genesis 1 - Simonides dedication to the Emperor Nicholas?
  189. more easy-peasy page turning in CNN video at British Library
  190. Codex Sinaiticus as a Window into Early Christian Worship -Timothy N. Mitchell
  191. Palaeographic Puzzles and the Tischendorf Plug-in-the-Date Game
  192. The Battle between two different types of evidences - Sinaiticus & Simoneidos square off
  193. looking for substance in the contra review - Skeat and Milne on pouncing
  194. James Snapp on colour disparity - "As far as I can tell, they do not vary in color"
  195. how could the young Simonides do all that intense textual work in a short period?
  196. Notes on Simonides publication lists
  197. lists of Simonides library and document sources around the world
  198. Euthalius - per cola et commata - κατὰ κῶλα καὶ κόμματα - sense-lines - Uspensky key to later date
  199. examples of Sinaiticus tiny and micro-miniature script
  200. ink comparison pics
  201. fragments from the National Library of Russia website
  202. resources on the National Library of Russia website
  203. stained and streaky pages
  204. Tischendorf's handwriting
  205. healthy skepticism of 1860s scholars about Song of Solomon - and the complete NT - "not a word is wanting"
  206. 'medieval' correctors D and E
  207. Matthew - accents and breathings, arrow-heads for OT quotations, paragraphi with Eusebian apparatus
  208. the British Library allowed only four scholars to inspect the Codex Sinaiticus leaves in 25 years!
  209. replica or forgery? draft or final copy?
  210. Matthew 2:6 - Sinaiticus scribe bungles Bible Prophecy 101
  211. "Accents are not found in MSS. older than the 8th century."
  212. The Encyclopedia of New Testament Textual Criticism - Bob Waltz
  213. the non-symmetry of time chronology in palaeographic dating
  214. Codex Zacynthius - a help in dating Codex Vaticanus?
  215. Simonides documentation from 1865 to 1890
  216. clumsy fake - highly specialized people are vulnerable
  217. research on the Falconer Madan account of Simonides markings
  218. Hermas - Codex Athous "varies in small details but apparently not in substance" from Sinaiticus
  219. Alexandrinus history - Scott Mandelbrote - Michaelis et al
  220. atomistic nature of modern scholarship is unable to work well with full-orbed multi-disciplinary science and history
  221. "it did NOT look to be 1600 years old"
  222. Jacob W. Peterson - "physical condition should play little part in dating a manuscript."
  223. the wonderfully non-faded never-tested red ink
  224. "ink...release of acid ... as in other ancient manuscripts, eaten through the parchment, leaving a stencil of many letters"
  225. What Darkened Sinaiticus? - the strange hand-wave theories of Jacob W. Peterson and James Snapp
  226. creating a Sinaiticus authenticity easy read research site or book or articles - Bryan Ross compliment and suggestion
  227. Sinatiicus 4th-century apologist Jacob M. Petetrson of the CSNTM flunks Logic 101 - "demonstrably untrue" !!!????
  228. supple and flexible in quality - changing the history of parchment to match the Sinaiticus faux date
  229. quotes from the British Library that should really make you question Sinaiticus as 4th century
  230. British Library conservation - the damage is from previous treatment
  231. "The oldest Bible in the world is kept in Leipzig like a treasure. It is so valuable that nobody can see the parchment"
  232. low humidity - high temperaturs ---> parchment deterioration
  233. Kirsopp Lake RIPS the destructive binding done by Douglas Cockerell
  234. "The Leipzig folios had been bound into one volume in Tischendorf's time, so this binding was undone in 2004."
  235. The Elements of Typographic Style - Robert Bringhurst
  236. "any document that had managed to survive for more than 1600 years would be so degraded"
  237. "There are many circumstances in this narrative calculated to awaken suspicion" - James Donaldson
  238. responding to the Elijah Hixson comments
  239. "1869.. somewhat mysterious ratification of the give "
  240. even in the 1860s, Tischendorf prevented access to the ms to control the authenticity and date debate
  241. tracking down Sinaiticus corrector palaeography
  242. Tischendorf says canonicity of many NT books is not on the "same footing"
  243. CFA claimed to among torn and tattered fragments
  244. a major caution on the Tischendorf correspondence
  245. Tischendorf 1862 response to Uspensky on Euthalian issue