Sunday, January 02, 2011

A flax merchant from Egypt! Owner of 4th century New Testament papyrus identified

A Princeton University researcher has identified the owner of a New Testament papyrus that dates to the time of Constantine the Great.

Constantine was the Roman emperor who allowed Christians to practice freely, ending hundreds of years of persecution. His decision led people throughout the empire to convert and disseminate the New Testament.

Now, thanks to this new discovery, we know the story of one of these Christians.

Click here to read this article from History of the Ancient World

Click here to read this article from Unreported Heritage News