Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Volunteers Wanted to Transcribe Texts in Search of 'Lost Gospels'

"Thousands of volunteers are needed to help transcribe two million segments of ancient Greek writings in a bid to find the next 'lost gospel,' researchers at the University of Oxford said. Some 200,000 segments of the ancient papyri, found in Egypt, were uploaded to the website www.ancientlives.org -- and now volunteers are needed to transcribe the Greek letters using character-recognition tools."

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