photo source: Center for Online Judaic Studies Prior to 2007, no one knew that the two Torah fragments known as the Ashkar-Gilson Hebrew Manuscript #2 and the London Manuscript were actually part of the same scroll. Mordechay Mishor, a member of the Academy of the Hebrew Language, is credited with first noticing the similarities between the Ashkar-Glison Manuscript and the London Manuscript. Edna Engel of the Hebrew Palaeography Project at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, who determined that the two fragments were in fact a perfect match.The Ashkar-Gilson Manuscript had been donated to Duke University after it was first discovered in 1972.
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Papias also mentions the memoir of Peter as written down by Mark, but we have no way of knowing if this is the same as the present day Gospel of Mark. There would hardly be time for a predecessor series of Q manuscripts.
The Leningrad Codex contains all 39 books of the Hebrew Bible, including the Torah.
This Hebrew Bible was written in 1009 CE, which is known because the date is written on the manuscript.
The language in it reflects the time when the Hasmoneans were first consolidating their power, taking on the high priesthood as well as the kingship in the person of Jonathan, brother of Judah Maccabi, about 150 BCE.
Up to about 1990, the scholars who published claims about Qumran, based on access to the scrolls, could not be refuted except by people who had access to the bare data, and that is not how science works.
The Leningrad Codex was written in Cairo, Egypt, but has been housed at the Russian National Library in Saint Petersburg for more than 130 years.