Category Archives: Athanasius of Alexandria

Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – The Prayer of Athanasius

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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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“I am the King, I am the Son of the King”. Psalm 71:1 (LXX) in the Apocryphon Berolinense/Argentoratense (aka Unbekanntes Berliner Evangelium), Coptic Literature and Patristics (Paper Delivered in Honour of Peter Nagel)

On April 26-27 I participated in a symposium organized on the occasion of Peter Nagel’s 75th anniversary. The symposium took place at the Coptic monastery of St. Mary and St. Mauritius in Höxter-Brenkhausen (near Göttingen). There I had the opportunity … 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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An Old Testament Pseudepigraphon in Coptic: Yet Another Manuscript from the Sahidic Version of the Testament of Isaac

Here and here I wrote about the identification of some papyrus fragments which belonged once to the Catholic University in Louvain. They have been among the few unidentified items published by Louis Théophile Lefort in his catalogue of the Coptic … Continue reading

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A Fragment from a Homily Attributed to Athanasius of Alexandria

In 1937, Joseph Buchanan Bernardin edited and translated into English a Sahidic homily entitled On the Passion of Christ and the Judgment (CPG 2184), attributed to Athanasius of Alexandria.[1] This homily is entirely preserved in codex M595, ff. 100v-108r, a … Continue reading

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The Discovery of an Extract from “De Passione et Cruce” by Pseudo-Athanasius of Alexandria in a Coptic Patristic Florilegium

(Thank you, David Tibet, for helping me with this post!) The homily De Passione et Cruce Domini (CPG 2247) is amongst the most interesting documents ascribed to Athanasius of Alexandria. In a recent article, I showed that an extract from … Continue reading

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