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High-Resolution Images of London, BL Or. 5287(3) = Genesis 3:16-4:4 (Sahidic version)

Genesis 3:16–4:4 (sa 202 [Schüssler])   P.Lond.Copt. I 932                                17.4 × 13.9 cm                      probable date: 6th century British Library Or. 5287(3)                                                                                             Akhmim Parchment                                                                                           Acquired by B. P. Grenfell   These high-resolution photographs are meant to accompany the article of Zuzana … Continue reading

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Note on the Word “Scriptorium” in Coptic Sources

If you are not yet familiar with Carrie Schroeder and Amir Zeldes’ “Coptic Scriptorium” you should visit the new website of this important Coptological project. The platform has recently received a lovely new design. As you can see in the … Continue reading

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On Coptic Literary Fragments and the Principles of Editing Them

Here are some thoughts on editing Coptic manuscript fragments, especially those from the Monastery of Shenoute. This is part of a longer article which I will publish in the 2014 issue of the Journal of Coptic Studies. UPDATE (AUGUST, 2015): You … Continue reading

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Articles available to download. A. Suciu, “A Coptic Fragment from the History of Joseph the Carpenter in the Collection of Duke University Library,” Harvard Theological Review 106:1 (2013) 93-104 (PDF) The History of Joseph the Carpenter (BHO 532–533; CANT 60; … Continue reading

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Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik Article

My edition of the Coptic fragments in the Trinity College in Dublin appeared in the latest issue of the Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik. You can download it for free here: A. Suciu, “Coptic Biblical Fragments in the Possession of … Continue reading

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Article to Appear in the Next Issue of the Zeitschrift für Antikes Christentum

Today I received the galley proofs of my article “Pseudo-Theophili Alexandrini Sermo de Cruce et Latrone. An Edition from M595 with Parallels and Translation,” which will be published in the next issue of the Zeitschrift für Antikes Christentum – Journal … Continue reading

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Alin Suciu – Hugo Lundhaug: A Peculiar Dialectal Feature in the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife, Line 6

In our previous post on the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife, we remarked, as others have done, that line 6 of the papyrus also goes back to a logion from the Gospel of Thomas. Here is the parallel: There are several … Continue reading

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On the So-Called Gospel of Jesus’s Wife. Some Preliminary Thoughts by Hugo Lundhaug and Alin Suciu

First of all, it should be clearly stated that, although in the following lines we shall express our doubts concerning the authenticity of the so-called Gospel of Jesus’s Wife, our suggestions remain hypothetical until the ink of the document has … 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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Lorenzo Perrone’s Lecture on Origen’s Homilies on the Psalms

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On July 9, 2012, Dr. Lorenzo Perrone (University of Bologna) delivered a lecture entitled “Rediscovering Origen Today: First Impressions on the Newly Discovered Collection of Homilies on the Psalms,” at the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies in Jerusalem. The website of the Institute made available the video recording of the lecture.

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Originally posted on Alex Poulos, PhD:
As promised, this post will contain a short transcription and translation of Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Codex graeca 314, the codex which scholars recently have rediscovered and believe contains a large number of homilies of Origen…

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From March 14-July 8, 2012, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is hosting a special exhibition, “Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition.”  The exhibition has a strong online presence, including an extraordinary video of the Red…

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(Reposted here for easy access and future convenience from the HMML Chronicle, Aug 4, 2011; see here.) I hope the title is not too grandiose for the little petition here offered: my intent can be made…

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Guest Post: Diliana Atanassova on the Coptic Liturgical Typika from the White Monastery

Diliana Atanassova is member of the Copus dei Manoscritti Copti Letterari project (Hamburg/Rome) and research fellow at the Department of Biblical Studies and Ecclesiastical History, Faculty of Catholic Theology of the Salzburg University. N.B.: A much longer (and slightly different) … Continue reading

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An Unknown “Apocryphal” Texts from the White Monastery: Update

The article which I wrote with Einar Thomassen (University of Bergen) concerning a gospel-like apocryphon has appeared in the Festschrift Tito Orlandi: A. Suciu & E. Thomassen, “An Unknown ‘Apocryphal’ Text from the White Monastery,” P. Buzi & A. Camplani (eds.), … Continue reading

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Orientalia Christiana Periodica Article

My article on the Coptic manuscripts in Naples has just been published in the latest issue of Orientalia Christiana Periodica: A. Suciu, “The Borgian Coptic Manuscripts in Naples: Supplementary Identifications and Notes to a Recently Published Catalogue,” Orientalia Christiana Pariodica … Continue reading

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Pseudo-Athanasiana

The draft version of an article concerning the identification of several Coptic fragments that contain writings attributed to Athanasius of Alexandria (including a letter of the patriarch to Horsiesius, the head of the Pachomian congregation). The paper can be read … Continue reading

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The White Monastery Euchologion: Update

My paper concerning the age of the Sahidic Euchologion manuscript was published in the latest issue of Vigiliae Christianae and can be read here. The article is dedicated to the memory of Dom Emmanuel Lanne, osb, who edited the Euchologion … Continue reading

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Ps-Theophilus of Alexandria, Sermon on the Cross and the Good Thief

In preparation for Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium (CSCO), Scriptores coptici series (Université catholique de Louvain/Catholic University of America). The homily “On the Cross and the Good Thief,” attributed to Theophilus of Alexandria, is preserved in four Sahidic manuscripts. This is … Continue reading

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