BOLOGNA, ITALY - MAY 31: (L-R) The discoverer Professor Mauro Perani, Ivano Dionigi, Rector of the University of Bologna, Biancastella Antonino, curator of the Biblioteca Universitaria, and Rabbi ... more 
BOLOGNA, ITALY - MAY 31: (L-R) The discoverer Professor Mauro Perani, Ivano Dionigi, Rector of the University of Bologna, Biancastella Antonino, curator of the Biblioteca Universitaria, and Rabbi Alberto Sermoneta examine the world's oldest Torah scroll found in the storehouse of the Biblioteca Universitaria of Bologna - Alma Mater Studiorum - Universit√† degli Studi di Bologna at the Biblioteca's Aula Magna on May 31, 2013 in Bologna, Italy. It is believed that the copy of the Torah is at least 800 years old, probably written between the years 1155 and 1225. (Photo by Roberto Serra/Iguana Press/Getty Images) less 
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