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A psalter that had been the only manuscript written in Latin in the monastery collection, until the 1975 recovery of the New Finds Collection that brought to light another two Latin manuscripts. A note in Arabic on the first sheet records the capture of Jerusalem by the Franks in the year 1228.


Details

Parchment
Tenth century
16 Χ 10,5 cm
Latin, Cod. Slavonic 5
St. Catherine's Monastery Saint Catherine, South Sinai Governorate