Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Identity of a Coptic Apocryphal Fragment in the British Library (Layton no. 100)

(This post is based on my article “A British Library Fragment from a Homily on the Lament of Mary and the So-Called Gospel of Gamaliel,” forthcoming in Aethiopica. International Journal of Ethiopian and Eritrean Studies) Among the scholarly books that … Continue reading

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John Chrysostom’s Homilies on the Epistle to the Romans also in Coptic

Michel Aubineau (1921-2002) remarked once that the number of Greek manuscripts which contain works attributed to John Chrysostom surpasses that of any other Church Father.[1] As far as our evidence goes, the same must have been true of the Coptic … Continue reading

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