Sunday, September 5, 2010

Faddan More Psalter reveals an ancient Coptic source

Manuscript dug from from an Irish bog in 2006 reveals a surprising Egyptian link. Papyrus bits found in the lining of the leather binding of an eight century Irish Psalter recovered from a Tipperary bog four years ago provides tantalizing physical evidence of a link connecting early Irish Christianity to the ancient Middle Eastern Coptic Church. (from the Irish Independent News 9/5/10)