Section 4. Medieval Manuscripts of the Bible

23. Coptic Parchment Gospel Bi-Folio, 5th Century AD

Museum of Christian Missions, South Korea

Early Christian legend remembers the story of the Holy Family’s flight from Herod to Egypt. This preserves the earliest record of that story in Coptic, the language of Egyptian Christians. These 4 pages were once part of a small book.
Early Christian legend remembers the story of the Holy Family’s flight from Herod to Egypt. This preserves the earliest record of that story in Coptic, the language of Egyptian Christians. These 4 pages were once part of a small book.