Arabic

January 1, 867

Earliest extant Arabic New Testament

In Damascus, a Nestorian by the name of Bishr Ibn Al Sirri translates portions of the New Testament into Arabic. The manuscripts (Mt Sinai Arabic Codex 151) would be rediscovered in the 19th century at St. Catherine monastery in Mt. Sinai.

Codex Arabicus [Image: Wikimedia Commons]

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