9 September - 1 November 2009. This fascinating exhibition is a world first. It tells the story of a lost religion which was rediscovered in the 1920s when a small box was found in the Egyptian desert. Buried for over 1500 years, inside it lay books belonging to the Manicheans, founders of Mani, a religion so popular that it once almost replaced Christianity in many regions from Spain to Persia to China. Its success however ultimately led to its destruction; not destroyed though are these priceless records of Mani. The Chester Beatty Library holds the world

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Address Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2. Tel. +353 (0) 1 407 0750

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MANI - The Lost Religion of Light

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2. Tel. +353 (0) 1 407 0750

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