Monthly Archives: August 2012

Apocrypha Bibliography: M.-A. van den Oudenrijn – Gamaliel. Äthiopische Texte zur Pilatusliteratur

This book contains the Ethiopic version of two texts attributed to Cyriacus, bishop of Behnesa (Oxyrhynchus): the Lament of Mary (ላሐ፡ ማርያም) and the Martyrdom of Pilate (ስምዐ፡ ጲላጦስ). The first text narrates the events surrounding the Resurrection of Christ, … Continue reading

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Pachomian Bibliography 5: Boon – Pachomiana Latina

This book contains Jerome’s Latin translation of several works of Pachomius and his disciples: 1) the Rules of Pachomius; 2) the Epistles of Pachomius; 3) an Epistle of Theodorus of Tabennesi; 4) the Testament of Orsiesius; 5) the Monita S. … Continue reading

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Dr. Stephen Emmel Elected Member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei

Wonderful news has come out from the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, the Italian academy founded in 1603. The prestigious institution has elected the Coptologist Stephen Emmel as “foreign member” (socio straniero). Here is the news taken from the website of … Continue reading

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Orientalia Article

My article concerning three supplementary leaves from a Coptic parchment codex which contained texts attributed to Athanasius of Alexandria (CPG 2190 & 2191) appeared in the latest issue of the journal Orientalia (ed. by the Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, Rome). The … Continue reading

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Provisional Bibliographies for the Coptological Congress

During the next Coptological congress (Rome, 17-22 September 2012), eleven scholars will deliver reports concerning the recent developments in various fields of Coptic studies: Alessandro Bausi, Ethiopic literary production related to the Egyptian culture Heike Behlmer, Coptic Literature (2008-2012) Heinzgerd … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Marvin Meyer

Stephan Huller announces that Marvin Meyer died yesterday. His wife, Bonnie, posted the following message on Marvin’s Facebook wall: “Hello, Facebook friends of Dr. Marvin Meyer: This is Marv’s wife Bonnie writing the sad news that Marv passed away yesterday, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Tonio Sebastian Richter – Contact-Induced Language Change of Egyptian-Coptic: Loanword Lexicography in the DDGLC Project

Prof. Tonio Sebastian Richter (Ägyptologisches Institut der Universität Leipzig): 1992 Diploma in Protestant Theology; 1996 MA in Egyptology and Religious Studies; 1999 PhD thesis on language and style of Coptic legal documents (printed as Rechtssemantik und forensischeRhetorik Leipzig 2002; 2nd … Continue reading

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