London’s First Look at Shapira’s Leather MSS

Facebook Twitter On 20 July 1883, Moses Wilhelm Shapira arrived unannounced at 1 Adam Street in London, headquarters of the Palestine Exploration Fund (PEF). He was greeted by Walter Besant, the secretary of the PEF. Shapira informed Besant that he had brought with him to London a manuscript written “on sheepskin in characters closely resembling … Continue reading London’s First Look at Shapira’s Leather MSS