Monthly Archives: June 2012

Kartvelological Summer School “Georgian Script” (July 17-26, 2012, Tbilisi)

I received from Dr. Buba Kudava, the director of the National Centre of Manuscripts in Tbilisi, an interesting announcement concerning the Kartvelological Summer School “Georgian Script,” which shall take place from 17th to 26th July 2012 in Tbilisi, Georgia. “The … Continue reading

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Update: AELAC Meeting, Dole, June 28-30 2012. Schedule and Paper Abstract

On June 29, I will be presenting a paper at the Association pour l’étude de la littérature apocryphe chrétienne (AELAC) meeting, which shall take place in Dole, France. You can find below the complete program of the conference and the … Continue reading

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Doctoral and Postdoctoral Positions Available for Those Interested in Nag Hammadi (and Related) Codices

A few days ago, Hugo Lundhaug announced me that a doctoral and a postdoctoral fellowship are available in his project New Contexts for Old Texts: Unorthodox Texts and Monastic Manuscript Culture in Fourth- and Fifth-Century Egypt (NEWCONT). The project is … Continue reading

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Greek Paleography Tutorial Based on Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cod. graec. 314

Alex Poulos posted a Greek paleography tutorial with examples taken from Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cod. graec. 314 (Origen, Homilies on the Psalms). The tutorial “[i]s targeted at people who have at least an intermediate knowledge of Greek, but haven’t done much … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Alex Poulos, PhD:
As promised, this post will contain a short transcription and translation of Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Codex graeca 314, the codex which scholars recently have rediscovered and believe contains a large number of homilies of Origen…

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Roger Pearse on Origen’s Homilies on the Psalms

Over at Roger Pearse’s blog, you can read two interesting posts about the homilies on the Psalms by Origen, which have been recovered recently in a Greek manuscript kept in the Bavarian State Library in Munich. In the first post, … Continue reading

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Lorenzo Perrone About Origen’s Newly Discovered Homilies on the Psalms

Via Lorenzo Perrone: Bologna, the 10th of June 2012 Dear Colleagues and Friends, On the 21st of May, a day after the first severe earthquake since centuries began to shake my region, I was asked an expertise on a Greek … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Mark Bilby on the Recent Discovery of Origen’s Homilies on the Psalms

N.B.: Mark relied on the information supplied in the modern Latin note which opens the manuscript. For the real content of the codex cf. “update 2” of my previous post. This is a major find. The note in the Corpus … Continue reading

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The Rediscovery of Origen’s Homilies on the Psalms (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cod. graec. 314)

The Bavarian State Library in Munich announces that Origen’s homilies on the Psalms have been discovered in an 11th century Greek manuscript. Excerpt from the press release: Spektakulärer Fund: Griechische Originalpredigten des Origenes von Alexandria entdeckt Bei der Katalogisierung der … Continue reading

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A Book Dedication by Gérard Garitte

A few years ago, I bought from a second-hand bookstore the edition of the Georgian version of St. Antony’s letters. The book was published in 1955 by Gérard Garitte in the Corpus scriptorum christianorum orientalium (CSCO) collection and appeared in … Continue reading

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More Fragments From the Catechetical Orations of St. Cyril of Jerusalem in Coptic

In 1974, Tito Orlandi published a volume containing some of the Coptic literary papyri in the collection of the Austrian National Library in Vienna.[1] His publication revealed the existence of several previously unknown Coptic versions of Greek Patristic works. Equally … Continue reading

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