The Vatican has one of the world’s oldest libraries and one can easily imagine the holy texts kept secret for thousands of years. Well they are no longer keeping them a secret and in fact have digitized most of their ancient manuscripts and they are available to view online, free of charge. You can visit the digital Vatican Library at
As of now the website appears to have been overloaded and is giving us a latin 404 error “Errore nello stabilire una connessione al database” or in english “Error in establishing a database connection”.
Fortunately there are a couple other links which eventually will all have the same libary, check them out at