Monthly Archives: April 2012

Travel Grants for the Next International Congress of Coptic Studies (Rome, 17-22 September, 2012)

The organizing committee of the Tenth International Congress of Coptic Studies, which will take place in Rome between 17-22 September 2012, announces that Four travel grants of Euro 500,00 each will be attributed by “COMSt – Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies” networking … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Ivan Miroshnikov on 4 Maccabees in Coptic

According to David A. deSilva, 4 Maccabbees: Introduction and Commentary on the Greek Text in Codex Sinaiticus (Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2006), xi, there are two most important witnesses to the Greek text of 4 Maccabees, Codex Sinaiticus and Codex Alexandrinus. deSilva … Continue reading

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The Corpus dei Manoscritti Copti Letterari Project has moved to Hamburg

The Corpus dei manoscritti copti letterari research project (director: Tito Orlandi) became recently part of the Hiob Ludolf Zentrum für Äthiopistik, Hamburg University. Details about researchers of the centre can be found here. Here is the description and aims of … Continue reading

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Once Again on the Asceticon of Abba Isaiah

During the past year, I have presented several times new manuscripts containing the Coptic version of the Asceticon of Abba Isaiah. Thus, I had the opportunity to write, however briefly, about 1) the first fragments from the Bohairic version of … Continue reading

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