Author Archives: Alin Suciu

About Alin Suciu

I am a researcher at the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities. I write mostly on Coptic literature, Patristics, and apocryphal texts.

Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – Life of Isaiah of Gaza

Anthony Alcock has prepared an English translation of the Syriac Life of Isaiah of Gaza, attributed to Zacharias the Scholastic. You can download the document HERE. Advertisements

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – The Concept of Our Great Power: Annotated Translation

Anthony Alcock has prepared a new translation of the Nag Hammadi treatise the Concept of Our Great Power (NH VI,4). You can download the document HERE.

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Guest Post: Julien Delhez – A Successful Conference for French-Speaking Coptologists

From June 22-24, Coptologists from a dozen countries gathered in Brussels for the eighteenth congress of the Association Francophone de Coptologie (French-speaking association of Coptology). Thirty speakers and several additional attendees enjoyed a weekend of stimulating lectures, conviviality, and fellowship. … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – Disputation between Simon a Jew and Theophilus a Christian

The text translated here is from the Latin text published by Adolf Harnack ‘Altercatio Simonis Iudaei et Theophili Christiani’ in Texte und Untersuchungen vol. I, 3 (1883) pp. 1-136. A copy of the text was also published by J.P. Migne … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – The Miracle of Chonae

The translation has been made from the continuous Greek text published by François Nau ‘Le miracle de S. Michel à Colosses’ Patrologia Orientalis 4 (1908) pp. 542-562. There is also a later Latin version, but the differences between the two … Continue reading

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Conference “The Physiologus between East and West” at Sorbonne

On June 15-17, I will participate in a conference dedicated to the Physiologus, which will be held at the Sorbonne University in Paris. The conference schedule can be downloaded HERE. My paper is titled “The Coptic Physiologus: Evidence of an … Continue reading

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Ariel Sabar in Göttingen

On May 23, 2017, we will host in Göttingen a discussion with Ariel Sabar, the author of a splendid article which unveiled the forger of the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife papyrus.

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