A new exhibition at the Chester Beatty focuses on the important collection of manuscripts known as the Chester Beatty Biblical Papyri. Dating from the 2nd to the 4th century AD, these ancient books reveal the material histories of writing and bookbinding, textual histories of translation and transmission, and later object histories of ownership, publication and display.
First Fragments: Biblical Papyrus from Roman Egypt: 28 October – 30 April