Sisters Of Sinai

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01*20090406

By Janet Soskice.

The true story of the two sisters who discovered one of the earliest known copies of the Bible on Mount Sinai in 1892.

Read by Stella Gonet

A Pier Productions production for BBC Radio 4.

The true story of the two sisters who found one of the earliest known copies of the Bible.

02*20090407

By Janet Soskice.

The true story of the two sisters who discovered one of the earliest known copies of the Bible on Mount Sinai in 1892.

Read by Stella Gonet.

Having returned from a trip to Jerusalem, the twins are separated for the first time in their lives when Margaret meets and marries James Gibson.

But Agnes puts her spare time to good use by learning Arabic in preparation for their next adventure.

A Pier Productions production for BBC Radio 4.

Having returned from a trip to Jerusalem, the twins are separated for the first time ever.

03*20090408

By Janet Soskice.

The true story of the two sisters who discovered one of the earliest known copies of the Bible on Mount Sinai in 1892.

Read by Stella Gonet.

After the untimely death of both their husbands, the twins head to the monastery at Mount Sinai.

While working in the library, Agnes stumbles upon a hidden palimpsest - one ancient document written on top of another.

A Pier Productions production for BBC Radio 4.

While working in the library at Mount Sinai, Agnes stumbles upon a hidden palimpsest.

04*20090409

By Janet Soskice.

The true story of the two sisters who discovered one of the earliest known copies of the Bible on Mount Sinai in 1892.

Read by Stella Gonet.

Having discovered an ancient Syrian text of the four Gospels, Agnes and Margaret return to Mount Sinai with various academics in tow.

But on their return to England an argument erupts over who should take the credit for their find.

A Pier Productions production for BBC Radio 4.

The sisters return to Mount Sinai with various academics in tow.

05 LAST*20090410

After a long and time-consuming battle, Agnes' discovery is finally published, but this does not put an end to the twins' travels.

At the age of 63 they set off for their sixth and final trip to Mount Sinai.

A Pier Productions production for BBC Radio 4.