Section 3. Papyri of the New Testament and Pages from Complete Bibles

18. Bodmer Papyrus. Apostle Peter’s Letters, Third century

Facsimile, National Library of Belarus, Minsk

The original is preserved at the Vatican Library collections. One of the most ancient texts of the New Testament on papyrus, the Letters by the Apostle Peter. In Greek, copied by an unknown scribe. Its bibliographic name ‘Bodmer papyrus’ is given to honor the owner, Swiss collector Martin Bodmer.