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Re: tc-list N.T. facsimiles

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  • Roderic L. Mullen
    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
    Message 1 of 6 , May 12, 1998
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      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?
      --Rod Mullen

      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.
      >
      >Yours,
      >
      >Alexander Mirkovic
      >Vanderbilt University
      >
      >> 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
      >>
      >
      >
      >
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