Category Archives: Acts of John

Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – The Repose of St John the Evangelist and Apostle

You can download here Anthony Alcock’s translation of the Sahidic version of Metastasis Iohannis (CANT 215.2; BHG 910-913d). This writing is preserved in Greek, Latin, Syriac, Coptic, Arabic, Ethiopic, Armenian and Georgian. Almost two years ago, I introduced, on this … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Anne Boud’hors-Chartres BM n° 906

This is a preliminary report by Anne Boud’hors concerning a Coptic parchment leaf which hopefully we will publish soon. Plus de la moitié des 2000 manuscrits de la Bibliothèque municipale de Chartres ont disparu dans un incendie consécutif à un … Continue reading

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Two Other Scraps from a Parchment Leaf Containing the Apocryphal Acts of John in Coptic

Recently, I reported that one of the Coptic fragments which were auctioned by Sotheby’s in July 2009 contains a portion from Metastasis Iohannis. This apocryphal writing, originally written in Greek, is actually part of the Acts of John (chapters 106-115). Those … Continue reading

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A Further Fragment from the Apocryphal Acts of John in Coptic: Once Again Concerning the Sotheby-Bolaffi Fragments

I have already discussed several times the ten Coptic fragments which were sold by Sotheby’s in July 2009. I was in Vienna when the auction took place and, as Cornelia Römer was at that time the director of the papyrus … Continue reading

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