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RAW VIDEO: Oldest Known Torah Scroll Displayed

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May 31, 2013
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An Italian expert in Hebrew manuscripts has discovered the oldest known complete Torah scroll, a sheepskin document dating from 1155-1225. It was right under his nose, in the University of Bologna library.


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