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(To go with AFP story by Isabelle Wesselingh(FILE) This picture taken on November 16, 2010 shows Ancient books from France on a shelf at the Institute of Byzantine Studies in Bucharest. A large library was replenished with 15,000 titles from Athens and Rome, including rarities like 'euchologue' a huge Ukrainian prayer book of 1646, engraved and hand-written, which exist only three copies the world. 63 years ago, 25,000 books on Eastern Christianity were narrowly saved, illegally transferred to France after the closure by the communists of the Institute of Byzantine Studies in Bucharest. Born in Jerusalem in the late nineteenth century, the Institute of Byzantine Studies settled in Istanbul before moving to Bucharest after the arrival of Ataturk's secular regime. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL MIHAILESCU (Photo credit should read DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)
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(To go with AFP story by Isabelle Wesselingh(FILE) This picture taken on November 16, 2010 shows Ancient books from France on a shelf at the Institute of Byzantine Studies in Bucharest. A large library was replenished with 15,000 titles from Athens and Rome, including rarities like 'euchologue' a huge Ukrainian prayer book of 1646, engraved and hand-written, which exist only three copies the world. 63 years ago, 25,000 books on Eastern Christianity were narrowly saved, illegally transferred to France after the closure by the communists of the Institute of Byzantine Studies in Bucharest. Born in Jerusalem in the late nineteenth century, the Institute of Byzantine Studies settled in Istanbul before moving to Bucharest after the arrival of Ataturk's secular regime. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL MIHAILESCU (Photo credit should read DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)
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To go with AFP story by Isabelle Wesselingh This picture taken on... News Photo 108424923Ancient,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Book,Bucharest,Christianity,Close-Up,France,Go,History,Horizontal,Illustration,Illustration Technique,Institute of Byzantine Studies,Isabelle WESSELINGH,Library,Old Book,Picture,Religious Text,Romania,Shelf,Show,StoryPhotographer Collection: AFP 2011 AFP(To go with AFP story by Isabelle Wesselingh(FILE) This picture taken on November 16, 2010 shows Ancient books from France on a shelf at the Institute of Byzantine Studies in Bucharest. A large library was replenished with 15,000 titles from Athens and Rome, including rarities like 'euchologue' a huge Ukrainian prayer book of 1646, engraved and hand-written, which exist only three copies the world. 63 years ago, 25,000 books on Eastern Christianity were narrowly saved, illegally transferred to France after the closure by the communists of the Institute of Byzantine Studies in Bucharest. Born in Jerusalem in the late nineteenth century, the Institute of Byzantine Studies settled in Istanbul before moving to Bucharest after the arrival of Ataturk's secular regime. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL MIHAILESCU (Photo credit should read DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)