Monthly Archives: November 2013

Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – De Aethiopium Invasionibus by Shenoute

Dr. Alcock’s text is available HERE.  

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International Seminar in Coptic Papyrology. Barcelona, July 6-13, 2014

The International seminar in Coptic Papyrology will be held in Barcelona from 6 to 13 July 2014. It follows the seminars held in Vienna 2006, Leipzig 2008, Strasbourg 2010 and Heidelberg 2012. The event will be organised by Universitat Pompeu … Continue reading

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Coptic Sushi Night at SBL Monday, 25 Nov 2013

I’ve just received this message from Christian Askeland. If you want to participate, you can leave your messages here and Christian will read them (I will not attend the SBL meeting). For those who love Coptic, for those who love … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Position at University of Oslo

Here is a message from Dr. Hugo Lundhaug: A full-time position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow is available at The Faculty of Theology, University of Oslo. The position is attached to the ERC-project New Contexts for Old Texts: Unorthodox Texts and … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – Homily on Soul and Body by Athanasius of Alexandria

The Coptic text forms part of BM Ms. Or. 5001, published by E. A. Wallis Budge in Coptic Homilies in the Dialect of Upper Egypt (London 1910); a Syriac text of more or less the same work, also published there, … Continue reading

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Another sad news: RIP François Bovon

Dr. Claire Clivaz writes on Facebook that François Bovon, the accomplished scholar of apocryphal literature and early Christianity, has passed away. His death is truly a great loss to the academic world. May his soul rejoice in the glory of … Continue reading

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