The Oldest and Best Manuscript Copies of the Greek Translation of the

Books of Maccabees Written in the 2nd Century B.C.E.

Codex Sinaiticus (4th century C.E. copy) Add. Ms. 43725; British Library, London. and Ms. Gr. 1; Universitats

   Bibliothek, Leipzig. and Ms. Gr. 2; Ms. Gr. 259; Ms. Gr. 843; Ms. OLDP O 156; National Library of Russia, Saint

   Petersburg. and Monastery of St. Catherine, (Erroneously Named) Mount Sinai.

Link to Manuscript Online:


Codex Alexandrinus (5th century C.E. copy) Royal Ms. 1 D V-VII; British Library, London.