The Birth of the Codex

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First published in 1954, this book examines the process by which the Codex--the traditional form of the western book--replaced the scroll as the primary vehicle for literature. Drawing upon evidence accumulated in the last thirty years, this edition gives fresh insight into the remarkable role the early Christian church played in the transformation of the printed word.

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Colin H. Roberts, Honorary Fellow, St John's College, Oxford. T. C. Skeat, former Keeper of Manuscripts, British Library.

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"Clearly much has been gained by the updating of the scholarship."--Patristics


"Will be of undoubted value to other workers in the field."--Southwestern Journal of Theology


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