Agnes and Margaret Smith: Syriac Scholar Sisters

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Scottish twins Agnes and Margaret Smith were the last people you’d expect to discover one of the earliest known copies of the gospels, but in a dusty closet…

Twin sisters Agnes and Margaret Smith found–and translated–a fourth-century version of the New Testament written in an old dialect of Aramaic, peeving off the scholars that wouldn’t even admit women into university.

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