Monthly Archives: January 2013

2nd International Symposium ‘Georgian Manuscripts’, Tbilisi, 25-30 June, 2013

I got this message today from Buba Kudava, the director of the National Centre of Manuscripts (ეროვნული ცენტრის დირექტორი) in Tbilisi, so I thought I might share: Georgian Manuscript is an important part of the world’s cultural heritage. It represents … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – The Apocalypse of Elijah. English translation made from the text in Georg Steindorff Die Apokalypse des Elias (1899)

The document below is available in PDF format HERE. Twenty-two unpaginated folios of an Akhmimic text with fragments of a 23rd contain two separate texts: the first an anonymous apocalypse (pp.1-18), the second the Apocalypse of Elijah (pp.19-44), which, according … Continue reading

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The Website of the Versiones Slavicae Project. Corpus of Medieval Slavonic Translations and Their Greek Sources

In May 2012, Dr. Yavor Miltenov introduced on this blog a new project titled The Versiones Slavicae. A Corpus of Medieval Slavonic Translations and Their Greek Sources. You can read his post here. The aim of VERSIONES SLAVICAE initiative is to … Continue reading

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The Network for the Study of Esotericism in Antiquity (NSEA)

The Network for the Study of Esotericism in Antiquity announces their new website Two dear friends, Dylan Burns (University of Copenhagen) and David Tibet (Macquarie University), are among the founding members of NSEA. Ancient religious literature often demands a … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – Epistula Apostolorum. English translation of the Coptic text

Note A.S.: You can download here the document below in PDF format (it contains also critical notes to the translation) In 1895 Carl Schmidt published a report of a fragmentary Coptic text he had discovered at the French Institute in … Continue reading

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Seymour de Ricci on Jean Dujardin

A few days ago, I pointed out that some of the White Monastery parchment fragments  kept in the John Rylands Library, Manchester, were collected in 1838 by a certain Jean Dujardin, during his short stay in Egypt. Dujardin died of … Continue reading

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