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The Novgorod Codex

Dated to between 988 and 1030 CE and unearthed in Russia in July 2000, the Novgorod Codex is a collection of three wooden tablets containing a total of four wax pages on which a few Biblical psalms are written. Preserving the artifact required that the wax and wood be separated, a process that revealed in the wood traces of thousands of texts written over several decades. Researchers have painstakingly deciphered small portions of the underlying texts. What had been previously written on it? More...
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The Novgorod Codex
Dated to between 988 and 1030 CE and unearthed in Russia in July 2000, the Novgorod Codex is a collection of three wooden tablets containing a total of four wax pages on which a few Biblical psalms are written. Preserving the artifact required that the wax and wood be separated, a process that revealed in the wood traces of thousands of texts written over several decades. Researchers have painstakingly deciphered small portions of the underlying texts.
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The Novgorod Codex
Dated to between 988 and 1030 CE and unearthed in Russia in July 2000, the Novgorod Codex is a collection of three wooden tablets containing a total of four wax pages on which a few Biblical psalms are written. Preserving the artifact required that the wax and wood be separated, a process that revealed in the wood traces of thousands of texts written over several decades. Researchers have painstakingly deciphered small portions of the underlying texts.
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The Novgorod Codex
Dated to between 988 and 1030 CE and unearthed in Russia in July 2000, the Novgorod Codex is a collection of three wooden tablets containing a total of four wax pages on which a few Biblical psalms are written. Preserving the artifact required that the wax and wood be separated, a process that revealed in the wood traces of thousands of texts written over several decades. Researchers have painstakingly deciphered small portions of the underlying texts.
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I can't even imagine how much work is entailed in trying to decipher layer after layer of Russian writing placed one on top of the other. Who has the persistence and patience?
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