The editors of the facsimile indicate that "Leningrad" is used at the
request of the museum/library administrators in St. Petersburg. Odd, I
know, but isn't the official name of the regions still Leningrad Oblast?
At 01:52 PM 5/11/98 -0400, you wrote:
>This is not an answer to your question, but I keep wondering why do
>we keep using the name Leningrad. Leningrad is no more! It is
>Peterburg or Petrovgrad now. Before 1917, that is, before the Soviet
>revolution this codex used to be called Petropolitanus. One can have
>a look at any tc book printed before the revolution. May be this is
>pedantry, but those people over there in Russia were pulling down
>Lenin's statues for some reason and Lenin and his camarades did not
>care much for biblical manuscripts.
>> Prompted by the recent release of the Leningrad Codex, our library is
>> wondering if there are any Greek New Testament manuscripts in
>> facsimile edition that are currently in print. Any ideas?
>> Glen L. Thompson