'Book of Books' Exhibition Opens In Jerusalem


An original handwritten pigment on vellum from Italy that chronicles... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Colors,Cultures,Emperor,Exhibition,Graph,Handwriting,History,Horizontal,Human Interest,Inside Of,Israel,Italy,Jerusalem,Jesus Christ,List,Literature,Pope,Religion,Religious Illustration,The End,VellumPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesJERUSALEM, ISRAEL - OCTOBER 23: (ISRAEL-OUT) An original handwritten pigment on vellum from Italy that chronicles the biblical history from Adam to Jesus containing diagrams and lists of kings, emperors and popes ending in 1346 is displayed at the 'Book of Books' exhibition in the Bible Lands Museum on October 23, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. The exhibition contains more than 200 of the rarest biblical manuscripts, including original fragments from the Septuagint and the earliest New Testament Scriptures. This exhibition opened in Israel before heading to the Vatican and ends in Washington D.C, where it will be permanently displayed. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)