Haaretz: 6th Century Manuscript Gives Insight into Scholar's World

David Rapp of Haaretz International takes a look at the Vienna Genesis, a 6th century illuminated biblical codex held by the Austrian National Library in Vienna.

Generations of librarians have salivated at the very mention of the Vienna Genesis, the richly-illuminated manuscript which found its way into the hands of the Austrian emperors in the 17th century. Not only is the work an artistic gem, but an insightful look at the byzantine workings of the early Christian church. Reporter David Rapp has the story.