You are hereHomeBARSeptember/October 2015 Page Numbers Yes No Biblical Archaeology Review 41:5, September/October 2015 Hero or Thief? Constantine Tischendorf Turns Two HundredBy Stanley E. Porter Two hundred years after Constantine Tischendorf’s birth, questions remain as to the conditions of his removal of Codex Sinaiticus from St. Catherine’s Monastery. Stanley E. Porter contends that Tischendorf should be considered a hero, not a thief. Join the BAS Library! Already a library member? Log in here. Institution user? Log in with your IP address.