‘Oldest Manuscript’ of Gospel of Mark Discovered

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(Worthy News) - An ancient and much-debated fragment of the Gospel of Mark has been dated to the late second to early third century A.D., making it the oldest fragment of Mark ever found.

The Egypt Exploration Society made the announcement about the fragment – known as P.Oxy LXXXIII 5345 – on its website May 24.

“After rigorous comparison with other objectively dated texts, the hand of this papyrus is now assigned to the late second to early third century AD,” the society said. [ Source: Christian Headlines (Read More...) ]

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3 thoughts on “‘Oldest Manuscript’ of Gospel of Mark Discovered

  1. If you all were concerned with the original bible you would google the orthodox church.

    Nobody will take you seriously when you are willingly choosing ignorance over historical fact.

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